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Vivian Meaning


What does Vivian mean?

The name Vivian is of Latin and English origin.

The meaning of Vivian is "alive, animated, lively".

Vivian is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Vi-vi-an.

The Given Name Vivian

Vivian is quite a mesmerizing name and a welcome find.

Elegant yet fearless, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Alternate names include Vivianne, Vivyan.

Vivian falls into the easy nickname name category.

Vivian Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 96 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,956 occurrences. It ranked 7,529 in baby name popularity for boys with 11 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 97 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,023 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Vivian sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Vivian Name Popularity Page.

Vivian Related Names

Variants of the name Vivian include Vivianne, Vivyan.

The names Bibine, Viivi, Vivien are all forms of Vivian.

Vivian has the diminutive (nickname) Viviette.

Famous Vivians

  • Vivian ~ Saint

Vivian Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Vivian.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Vivian Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Vivian in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Vivian.

Just for fun, see the name Vivian in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Vivian in Nautical Flags page.