Names Categorized "victory"

This is a list of names in which the categories include victory.
gender
usage
ABHIJEET m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi अभिजीत or अभिजित or Bengali অভিজিৎ (see ABHIJIT).
ABHIJIT m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
From Sanskrit अभिजित (abhijita) meaning "victorious". This is the Sanskrit name for the star Vega.
ÆLFSIGE m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and sige "victory".
AMARJEET m & f Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal" and जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering".
BÉRÉNICE f French
French form of BERENICE.
BERENICE f English, Italian, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Βερενίκη (Berenike), the Macedonian form of the Greek name Φερενίκη (Pherenike), which meant "bringing victory" from φέρω (phero) meaning "to bring" and νίκη (nike) meaning "victory". This name was common among the Ptolemy ruling family of Egypt, a dynasty that was originally from Macedon. It occurs briefly in Acts in the New Testament (in most English Bibles it is spelled Bernice) belonging to a sister of King Herod Agrippa II. As an English name, Berenice came into use after the Protestant Reformation.
BERENIKE f Ancient Greek
Ancient Macedonian form of BERENICE.
BIJAY m Bengali
Bengali form of VIJAYA.
BIJOY m Bengali
Alternate transcription of Bengali বিজয় (see BIJAY).
BOADICEA f Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Medieval variant of BOUDICCA, possibly arising from a scribal error.
BOUDICCA f Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Derived from Brythonic boud meaning "victory". This was the name of a 1st-century queen of the Iceni who led the Britons in revolt against the Romans. Eventually her forces were defeated and she committed suicide. Her name is first recorded in Roman histories, as Boudicca by Tacitus and Βουδουῖκα (Boudouika) by Cassius Dio.
CYNESIGE m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old English cyne "royal" and sige "victory".
EUNICE f Biblical, English, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Εὐνίκη (Eunike) meaning "good victory", derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and νίκη (nike) meaning "victory". The New Testament mentions her as the mother of Timothy. As an English name, it was first used after the Protestant Reformation.
JAYASHRI f Indian, Marathi
Means "goddess of victory" in Sanskrit.
KAI (4) m Chinese
From Chinese (kǎi) meaning "triumph, victory, music of triumph", as well as other characters pronounced in a similar way.
KALLINIKOS m Ancient Greek
Means "beautiful victory" from Greek κάλλος (kallos) meaning "beauty" and νίκη (nike) meaning "victory".
KATSU m Japanese
From Japanese (katsu) meaning "victory", as well as other kanji having the same pronunciation.
KINSLEY f English (Modern)
From a surname that was derived from the given name CYNESIGE.
MANJEET m & f Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit मनस् (manas) meaning "mind, intellect, spirit" and जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering".
MASARU m Japanese
From Japanese (masaru) meaning "victory" or (masaru) meaning "excellence". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
MIKITA m Belarusian
Belarusian form of NIKETAS.
NICANOR m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Spanish
From the Greek name Νικάνωρ (Nikanor), which was derived from νίκη (nike) meaning "victory" and ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man". This name was borne by several notable officers from ancient Macedon.
NICHOLAS m English
From the Greek name Νικόλαος (Nikolaos) meaning "victory of the people", derived from Greek νίκη (nike) meaning "victory" and λαός (laos) meaning "people". Saint Nicholas was a 4th-century bishop from Anatolia who, according to legend, saved the daughters of a poor man from lives of prostitution. He is the patron saint of children, sailors and merchants, as well as Greece and Russia. He formed the basis for the figure known as Santa Claus (created in the 19th century from Dutch Sinterklaas), the bringer of Christmas presents.... [more]
NICOLA (2) f German, English
Feminine form of NICHOLAS. In the English-speaking world this name is more common outside of America, where Nicole is more usual.
NICOLE f French, English, Dutch, German
French feminine form of NICHOLAS, commonly used in the English-speaking world since the middle of the 20th century. A famous bearer is American-Australian actress Nicole Kidman (1967-).
NICOSTRATO m Italian
Italian form of NIKOSTRATOS.
NIKANDROS m Ancient Greek
Means "victory of a man" from the Greek elements νίκη (nike) meaning "victory" and ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ἀνδρός). This was the name of a 2nd-century BC Greek poet and grammarian from Colophon.
NIKE f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Means "victory" in Greek. Nike was the Greek goddess of victory.
NIKI (1) f Greek
Modern Greek form of NIKE.
NIKIAS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek νίκη (nike) meaning "victory". This was the name of an Athenian general who fought in the Peloponnesian war.
NIKITA (1) m Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Russian form of NIKETAS. This form is also used in Ukrainian and Belarusian alongside the more traditional forms Mykyta and Mikita.
NIKON m Ancient Greek, Russian
Derived from Greek νίκη (nike) meaning "victory".
NIKOSTRATOS m Ancient Greek
Means "army of victory" from Greek νίκη (nike) meaning "victory" and στρατός (stratos) meaning "army". This was the name of a Roman saint martyred during the persecutions of Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 3rd century.
PHERENIKE f Ancient Greek
Ancient Attic Greek form of BERENICE.
SAKCHAI m Thai
Derived from Thai ศักดิ์ (sak) meaning "power, honour" and ชัย (chai) meaning "victory".
SANJAYA m Hinduism
Means "completely victorious, triumphant" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a royal official in the Hindu epic the Mahabharata.
SANJEET m Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Hindi संजीत (see SANJIT).
SANJIT m Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "complete victory" in Sanskrit.
SEUNG m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (seung) meaning "rise, ascent", (seung) meaning "victory, excel" or (seung) meaning "inherit", as well as other characters that are pronounced similarly.
SEWARD m English
From a surname that was itself derived from the Old English given name SIGEWEARD.
SIEGFRIED m German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and frid "peace". Siegfried was a hero from Germanic legend, chief character in the Nibelungenlied. He secretly helped the Burgundian king Günther overcome the challenges set out by the Icelandic queen Brünhild so that Günther might win her hand. In exchange, Günther consented to the marriage of Siegfried and his sister Kriemhild. Years later, after a dispute between Brünhild and Kriemhild, Siegfried was murdered by Hagen with Günther's consent. He was stabbed in his one vulnerable spot on the small of his back, which had been covered by a leaf while he bathed in dragon's blood. His adventures were largely based on those of the Norse hero Sigurd. The story was later adapted by Richard Wagner to form part of his opera The Ring of the Nibelung (1876).
SIEGHILD f German (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and hild "battle".
SIEGLINDE f German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and lind "soft, tender, flexible". Sieglinde was the mother of Siegfried in the Germanic saga the Nibelungenlied.
SIGEWEARD m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements sige "victory" and weard "guard, guardian".
SIGFRIDO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of SIEGFRIED.
SIGI m & f German
Diminutive of SIEGFRIED, SIEGLINDE, and other Germanic names beginning with the element sigu meaning "victory".
SIGIHILD f Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of SIEGHILD.
SIGILIND f Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of SIEGLINDE.
SIGMUND m German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and mund "protector" (or in the case of the Scandinavian cognate, from the Old Norse elements sigr "victory" and mundr "protector"). In Norse mythology this was the name of the hero Sigurd's father, the bearer of the powerful sword Gram. A notable bearer was the Austrian psychologist Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), the creator of the revolutionary theory of psychoanalysis.
SIGRID f Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Estonian, Finnish (Archaic)
From the Old Norse name Sigríðr, which was derived from the elements sigr "victory" and fríðr "beautiful, fair".
SIGRÚN f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements sigr "victory" and rún "secret". This was the name of a Valkyrie in Norse legend.
SIGURD m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Norse Mythology
From the Old Norse name Sigurðr, which was derived from the elements sigr "victory" and varðr "guardian". Sigurd was the hero of the Norse legend the Volsungasaga, which tells how his foster-father Regin sent him to recover a hoard of gold guarded by the dragon Fafnir. After slaying the dragon Sigurd tasted some of its blood, enabling him to understand the language of birds, who told him that Regin was planning to betray him. In a later adventure, Sigurd disguised himself as Gunnar (his wife Gudrun's brother) and rescued the maiden Brynhildr from a ring of fire, with the result that Gunnar and Brynhildr were married. When the truth eventually came out, Brynhildr took revenge upon Sigurd. The stories of the German hero Siegfried were in part based on him.
SIXTEN m Swedish
From the Old Norse name Sigsteinn, which was derived from the elements sigr "victory" and steinn "stone".
TURIN m Literature
Means "victory mood" in Sindarin. In the Silmarillion (1977) by J. R. R. Tolkien, Turin was a cursed hero, the slayer of the dragon Glaurung. He was also called Turambar, Mormegil, and other names. This is also the Anglicized name of the city of Torino in Italy.
UTKU m Turkish
Means "victory" in Turkish.
VENKA f Esperanto
Means "victorious", from Esperanto venki "to conquer", ultimately from Latin vincere.
VICENTA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of VINCENT.
VICTOR m English, French, Portuguese, Romanian, Dutch, Swedish, Late Roman
Roman name meaning "victor, conqueror" in Latin. It was common among early Christians, and was borne by several early saints and three popes. It was rare as an English name during the Middle Ages, but it was revived in the 19th century. A famous bearer was the French writer Victor Hugo (1802-1885), who authored The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Misérables.
VICTORIA f English, Spanish, Romanian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Means "victory" in Latin, being borne by the Roman goddess of victory. It is also a feminine form of VICTORIUS. This name was borne by a 4th-century saint and martyr from North Africa.... [more]
VICTORINA f Late Roman
Feminine form of VICTORINUS.
VICTORINE f French
French feminine form of VICTORINUS.
VICTORINUS m Late Roman
Roman name that was derived from VICTOR. This was the name of a ruler of the Gallic Empire in the 3rd century. It was also borne by the 4th-century Roman grammarian and philosopher Victorinus Afer as well as a few early saints.
VICTORIUS m Late Roman
Roman name that was derived from VICTOR. This was the name of two early saints.
VIJAY m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Punjabi
Modern masculine form of VIJAYA.
VIJAYA m & f Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Hindi
Means "victory" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form विजय and the feminine form विजया, both of which are used frequently in Hindu texts. It is the name of a grandson of Indra, a son of Krishna and it is another name of the goddess Durga. This was also the name of a semi-legendary 6th-century BC king of Sri Lanka.
VINCENT m English, French, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Slovak
From the Roman name Vincentius, which was derived from Latin vincere meaning "to conquer". This name was popular among early Christians, and it was borne by many saints. As an English name, Vincent has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it did not become common until the 19th century. Famous bearers include the French priest Saint Vincent de Paul (1581-1660) and the post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890).
VINCENZA f Italian
Italian feminine form of VINCENT.
VINKA f Croatian
Croatian feminine form of VINCENT.
VISSENTA f Sardinian
Sardinian feminine form of VINCENT.
VOITTO m Finnish
Means "victory" in Finnish.
WIKOLIA f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of VICTORIA.
ZAFAR m Arabic, Urdu
Means "victory" in Arabic.
ZAFER m Turkish
Turkish form of ZAFAR.