What does Victorian mean?

Definitions for Victorian
vɪkˈtɔr i ən, -ˈtoʊr-vic·to·ri·an

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Victorian.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Victorianadjective

    a person who lived during the reign of Victoria

  2. Victorianadjective

    of or relating to Queen Victoria of Great Britain or to the age in which she ruled

    "Victorian morals"

  3. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorianadjective

    exaggeratedly proper

    "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"

  4. Victorianadjective

    typical of the moral standards or conduct of the age of Queen Victoria


  1. Victoriannoun

    A person living, or born in that period, or exhibiting characteristics of the Victorian period.

  2. Victoriannoun

    A person from the state of Victoria in Australia

  3. Victorianadjective

    Of, or relating to the reign of Queen Victoria or of that period

  4. Victorianadjective

    Of, or displaying the supposed standards or ideals of morality of that period

  5. Victorianadjective

    Of the style of architecture or furnishings of that period

  6. Victorianadjective

    Of, or relating to the state of Victoria in Australia


  1. victorian

    Victorian generally refers to anything related to, characteristic of, or emanating from the period of Queen Victoria's reign in the United Kingdom from 1837 to 1901. This term can apply to various aspects including culture, architecture, literature, fashion, and other societal norms and principles prevalent during this era. The Victorian period was known for its distinctive styles, strict societal rules, and rapid industrialization and progress.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Victorianadjective

    of or pertaining to the reign of Queen Victoria of England; as, the Victorian poets


  1. Victorian

    The Victorian is a 25-issue comic book series published by Penny-Farthing Press and starting in 1999. The brainchild of creator Trainor Houghton, the series included a number of notable script writers and illustrators, including Len Wein, Glen Orbik and Howard Chaykin.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Victorian is ranked #23371 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Victorian surname appeared 1,089 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Victorian.

    81.9% or 892 total occurrences were Black.
    6.8% or 74 total occurrences were White.
    6.2% or 68 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.1% or 34 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.3% or 15 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Victorian' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3793

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Victorian' in Adjectives Frequency: #501

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Victorian in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Victorian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Victorian in a Sentence

  1. Tommy prince:

    I'm not coming back until I win the Victorian cross.

  2. Daniel Andrews:

    With our State at zero cases for the last few weeks, thanks to all the good work of both our contact tracing teams and every individual Victorian, I can now officially declare that it is time to get on the beers!

  3. Daniel Andrews:

    It is a credit to every single Victorian, ... their conviction, compassion, and an absolute determination to get this (vaccine rollout) done.

  4. Daniel Andrews:

    With 0 cases and so much testing, we are able to say that now is the time to open up. Now is the time to congratulate every single Victorian who has stayed the course.

  5. Natalie Cooper:

    We suspected we'd see a bias towards males because science is done by people and people have an inherent male bias, this is especially true as many of our collections come from the Victorian era of macho hunters going out trying to shoot the biggest fiercest creatures for their collections.

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