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Victorian Name Meaning

Americanized form of Spanish Victoriano . It originates from LA.

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

Similar surnames: Victoria, Victor, Victorino, Victory, Vittoria, Cyprian, Florian

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Where is the Victorian family from?

You can see how Victorian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Victorian family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Victorian families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Victorian families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Victorian's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Victorian families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Victorian surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Victorian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Victorian. 67% of Victorian men worked as a Farmer and 72% of Victorian women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Victorian were Porter and Housewife. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Porter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Housewife
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What Victorian family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 940 census records available for the last name Victorian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Victorian census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 73 immigration records available for the last name Victorian. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 107 military records available for the last name Victorian. For the veterans among your Victorian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Victorian lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Victorian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Victorian in 1948 was 32, and 53 in 2004.

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