The ✌ meaning is Victory Hand. It is also known as Peace, Peace Sign, Air Quotes and V Sign. The index finger and middle finger are stretched out and should represent the letter V(ictory). The smiley is often used as a victory gesture or as an expression for “victory” or as a greeting “See you, shut your ears stiff!”. This Emoji was approved as part of Unicode 1.1 and thus in the year 1993 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.