Vivien name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Etrusk, Latin and Celtic
Usage: English, French, Hungarian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: v(i)-vien
Meaning: Alive, Lively, Animated, Variant of Vivian the Lady of the Lake, Full of Life and Vivid
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What does Vivien mean?

Customary and Ever lasting unisex name Vivien means "Alive, Lively, Animated, Variant of Vivian the Lady of the Lake, Full of Life or Vivid" and originated from Etrusk, Latin and Celtic is used principally in Hungarian, English, French, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish.

Vivien is a version of lofty and evergreen Vivian. Vivian is variant of long standing and widespread Vivien. Vivian is English form of Viviane. Of Latin and Etrusk origin, Admired and Perennial Vivian, Vivian means "Alive, Lively and The Word Vivus with the Meaning Alive Lively"..

The name is celebrated on March 10th.

How do I pronounce Vivien?

Two syllabled Vivien is pronounced as v(i)-vien.

Variants of Vivien

Vivianus, Vibianus, Vibius, Vivian, Viviane, Bibiana, Vive

How popular is the name Vivien?

Vivien was a popular name in France. Over 9475 babies have been given the given name in 102 years. At the peak of its usage in 1986, the moniker grabbed the 103rd spot and 663 baby boys were given the name.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 102 years. In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 500 baby names 45 times Vivien was a common name in United States.

Over 6445 babies have been named Vivien since 1885. When at the peak of its usage in 1911,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 133 years but it is still going strong.

Vivien is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 1000 names. In 2014, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 963 on girl names chart when 38 babies were named Vivien.

Over 418 babies in England and Wales have been named Vivien. Also, in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 2003, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 199 on girl names chart when 35 babies were named Vivien.

There are over 531 babies that have been given the name Vivien in Switzerland.

Vivien is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, even after 31 years of use, it could not make it big.

Over 162 babies in Ireland have been named Vivien. The moniker is a rare baby name in Belgium, chances of it being still in use are very slim. But Vivien is a popular baby name in England where every 1 in 4000 have the name as well as in, Hungary and Central African Republic.

According to our findings, at least 80000 people have been bestowed Vivien around the globe.

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Vivien in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Vivien

The law of attraction is something you admire and use when it comes to achieving your goals. If letter N is your capstone in your name, you are driven by success, spirituality, personal growth and accomplishing impossible goals. You desire to change constantly and you get easily bored. Your personal growth depends on your adventures. Financial security doesn't matter to you much. Neither does a steady love life.

Other names similar to Vivien

  •  Urien has its origin in Celtic and Latin languages bestowed upon boys used principally in Welsh and English, Urien means "From a Privileged Family or Young Shoot"
  •  Veva - Acclaimed and Orthodox Veva came from Celtic language is used as a girl name which is chiefly used in English, meaning of Veva is "About: the Spreading and Jennifer". Veva is shortened form of Genoveva.
  •  Kériane - The Kériane means "Fight" is of Celtic origin
  •  Faigen - Boy name Faigen is originated from Celtic, meaning of Faigen is "Little Ardent One and Little Fiery One". Faigen is resulted from Fagan.
  •  Bríet - Girl name Bríet means "The Exalted One" which is used primarily in Icelandic, Old Norse and Danish is originated from Celtic

Middle names for Vivien

Possible options for a child named Vivien include these in vogue and familiar middle names:

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Famous people named Vivien

  • Vivien Stern, Baroness Stern, crossbench member of the House of Lords
  • Vivien Greene, world's foremost dolls' house expert and the leading authority on period English doll's houses
  • Vivien Garry, jazz bassist
  • Vivien Lalu, French composer and record producer
  • Vivien Leigh, English stage and film actress
  • Vivien Merchant, English actress
  • Vivien Thomas, African-American surgical technician
  • Vivien Cardone, American actress
  • Vivien Crea, 25th Vice Commandant of the United States Coast Guard under Admiral Thad W. Allen
  • Vivien Alcock, English writer of children's books
  • Vivien Duffield, English philanthropist
  • Vivien Goldman, British journalist, writer and musician
  • Vivien Oakland, American actress best
  • Vivien Yeo, Malaysian born Chinese actress currently under contract to the TVB
  • Vivien Endicott-Douglas, Canadian actress
  • Vivien Heilbron, Scottish actress
  • Vivien Monory in A "Yes" and an "Oh No!" as Actress
  • Vivienne Cozens in Emmerdale Farm as Director
  • Vivienne Ross in Episode #1.3545 as Actress
  • Vivien Wulf in Rock It! as Actress
  • Vivienne Segal in Viennese Nights as Actress
  • Vivien Martines in Call Girl as Actress
  • Vivienne Garrett in Episode #1.832 as Actress
  • Vivien Fay in A Day at the Races as Actress
  • Vivienne Burgess in Muriel and Sally: Part 2 as Actress
  • Vivienne Moore in Keeping Mum as Actress
  • In 2013 horror flick, Haunted, Vivien Creegor portrayed Lead Investigator #1.
  • In 2006 thriller movie, Bangbus, Vivien Bullert characterized Schatzi.


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Office fédéral de la statistique,
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