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Victor Early Origins



The surname Victor was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Victor Spelling Variations


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Victor Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Victor, Victoria, Vechter, Vechten, Viechter, Fichter and many more.

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Victor Early History


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Victor Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Victor research. Another 299 words (21 lines of text) covering the year 1522 is included under the topic Early Victor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Victor Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Victor Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Victor Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Michell Victor, aged 18, landed in Virginia in 1635
  • Frederick Victor, who arrived in Maryland in 1666-1750

Victor Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Victor, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1876
  • Hermann T S Victor, who landed in Arkansas in 1882
  • Alex Victor, who settled in Dallas Co. TX in 1887

Victor Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Victor arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Aden" in 1849
  • Thomas Victor arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Aden" in 1849
  • Jane Victor arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Anna Maria" in 1849
  • John Victor, aged 19, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Osceola"
  • Richard Victor, aged 15, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Osceola"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Victor Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Paul Victor, aged 39, a labourer, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Chile" in 1874
  • Marie Victor, aged 40, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Chile" in 1874
  • Auguste Victor, aged 4, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Chile" in 1874
  • Marie Victor, aged 7, arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Chile" in 1874
  • Victour Victor arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Chile" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Victor (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Victor (post 1700)



  • Millie Victor, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1972
  • Marc Victor, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Arizona, 2012
  • Grant Victor, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916
  • Frederick A. Victor, American politician, Representative from New York 24th District, 1914
  • Eugene R. Victor, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1976, 1980
  • Eugene Victor, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980
  • Claude Perrin Victor (1764-1841), French soldier
  • Alexander F Victor, founder of the Victor Animatograph Corporation in 1910

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
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    The Victor Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Victor Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 29 August 2016 at 03:07.

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