What does Vivien mean?
Vivien [vivien] as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Vivien) has its root in Latin, and the name Vivien means "lively". Vivien is an alternate spelling of Vivian (Latin): an ancient personal name.
(female) Vavien, Vivina, ..
(male) Vivon, .. Middle name pairings:
Vivien Skylee (V.S.), ..
How popular is Vivien?
Vivien is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2240 out of 4276, Top 52%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Vivien entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #838 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, and is at #1085 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Vivian (#95 from current records), Viviana (#427), Vivianna (#1243), Vivianne (#1516) and Vivienne (#233) are the prominent related forms of Vivien (#1085 from current records). Other forms, like Vivee, are uncommon. These relations of Vivien were at the peak of their popularity in 2015 (adoption of 0.4%). Vivian, Viviana and Vivienne are three of the more chic girl names among these.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Adrien, Aiden, Aileen▲, Aireen, Aven, Darien, Daveen, Deven, Eileen▼, Eilwen, Eireen, Eiren, Eirwen, Haven▲, Jadien, Jineen, Lidwien (see Lidwina), Linden, Livie, Marien, Raven▼, Silken, Tirien, Tirrien, Tivian, Valen, Vevina, Vickee, Vickey, Vickie▼, Viki, Vikkey, Vinia, Vinica, Vinita, Vinnie▼, Viole, Violet▲, Virge, Virgena, Virgene, Virgie▼, Vitel, Vitia, Viva▼, Viveca, Viveka, Vivica, Vivika, Vivva and Wileen. These names tend to be less frequently used than Vivien.See names in meaning and etymology.