Victory Family History

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Victory Name Meaning

Irish: adopted, by mistranslation, as an English equivalent of Gaelic Mac an Anabadha ‘son of the unripe one’, translated as if from Mac na Buadha ‘son of victory’. This name is also found Anglicized as McNaboe. Americanized form of French Victoire, a derivative of Victor.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Victor, Vicker, Hector, Mcclory, Victoria, Hoctor, Victorian, Ivory

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Victory Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Victory name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Victory. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    48%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    31%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • France

    2%

  • Italy

    2%

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Victory Family Origin

Where is the Victory family from?

Victory Family Occupations

What did your Victory ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Victory occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Victory's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Victory family was Boatman. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Victory.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Boatman

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Victory ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Victory Historical Records

What Victory family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Victory. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Victory census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Victory. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Victory. For the veterans among your Victory ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Victory Life Expectancy

What is the average Victory lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Victory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Victory in 1944 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Victory ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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