What does Viva mean?
Viva [vi-va] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Viva is "alive". Familiar from the expression "Long live.." as in "Viva la.." Actress Viva.
Associated with: alive (life).
Related girl name: Aviva.Creative forms:
(female) Vevva, Vilva, ..
(male) Vival, Vive, .. Middle name pairings:
Viva Avalyn (V.A.), ..
How popular is Viva?
Viva is a very prominent first name for women (#1987 out of 4276, Top 46%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Viva reached its peak rank of #519 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Aviva (#1767 in recent rankings) is the only other prominent related form of Viva. Adoption of these relations of Viva was widespread among parents a century ago (median #1259) and has become much reduced since.
Viva▼ is pronounced similarly to Vava, Vevay, Vivee, Vivi and Vivia. Other recommended names are Adiva, Akiva, Alva▼, Ava▲, Ayva▲, Deva, Dova, Ediva, Eeva, Eva, Hava, Iva▼, Jieva, Keva, Kiva, Liva, Nava, Neiva, Neva▼, Nova▲, Oliva, Olva, Reva▼, Riva, Silva, Tava, Tikva, Tova, Ulva, Vaga, Vaiga, Vala, Vana, Vavka (see Varvara), Veda▲, Vega, Veida, Veina, Veira, Vena▼, Vera▼, Veta, Vi, Viana, Vic, Vica, Vida▼, Vieda, Vika, Viki, Vilma, Vina▼, Vinia, Vinya, Viola▼, Viona, Virna, Vita, Vitia, Vitka, Viv, Viveka, Vivian▲, Vivica, Vivika, Vivyan, Vyna, Wava, Yeva and Ziva. These names tend to be less commonly used than Viva.See names in meaning and etymology.