Victor Family History

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Victor Name Meaning

French: from a medieval personal name (Latin Victor meaning ‘conqueror’, an agent derivative of vincere ‘to win’). Early Christians often bore this name in reference to Christ’s victory over sin and death, and there are a large number of saints so called. Some of the principal ones, who contributed to the popularity of the personal name in the Middle Ages, are a 2nd-century pope, a 3rd-century Mauritanian martyr, and a 5th-century bishop of Cologne.

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


Similar surnames: Victory, Victoria, Vito, Hector, Factor, Hilton, Vietor, Vicker

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Victor Family Origin

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Victor Family Occupations

What did your Victor ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Victor. 15% of Victor men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Victor women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Victor were Carpenter and Candy Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Labourer
    12%
  • Storekeeper
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Brick
    6%
  • Candy Maker
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Victor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Victor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Victor 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Victor. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Victor. For the veterans among your Victor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Victor Life Expectancy

What is the average Victor lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Victor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Victor in 1942 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

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