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Vivyan (girl)

What does Vivyan mean?

Vivyan Pronunciation of Vivyan [vivyan] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Vivyan) is a Latin name, and the name Vivyan means "lively". Vivyan is a variant form of Vivian (Latin): an ancient personal name.


Vivyan has 7 variants: Viviane, Vivianne, Vivien, Vivienne, Vivyanne, Vyvyan and Vyvyanne.

11 more different relations via Vivian: Bibyana, Vevay, Vibiana, Viv, Vivee, Vivi, Vivia, Viviana, Vivianna, Vivyana and Vyvyana.

Creative forms:
(female) Vavyan, Vevyan, ..

(male) Vivya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vivyan Haylee (V.H.), ..

How popular is Vivyan?

Vivyan is a rare given name for females. Vivyan is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Vivian (#95 via latest list), Viviana (#427), Vivianna (#1243), Vivianne (#1516), Vivien (#1085) and Vivienne (#233) are the prominent related forms of Vivyan (outside Top 2000). These forms of Vivyan were at the top of their popularity in 2015 (median #766). Vivian, Viviana and Vivienne are three of the more trendy names for newborns in this compilation. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vivian, Viviana, Vivianna, Vivianne, Vivien, Vivienne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Vivyan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aidan, Chayan, Ciaran, Damyan, Devan, Dian, Dillan, Dyan, Eavan, Eilean, Eirian, Evan, Gilian, Gillan, Jilian, Jillan, Jillyan, Lilian, Lillyan, Lilyan, Livya, Maryan, Miran, Mirian, Niran, Rhyan, Rian, Ryan, Shayan, Sian, Sioban, Siusan, Tirian, Tiryan, Tivian, Tivyan, Tyvyan, Valyn, Van, Vanya, Varya, Vava, Vavka (see Varvara), Viana, Vica, Vida, Vieda, Vika, Vilma, Vina, Vinia, Vinya, Viola, Violant, Viona, Virna, Vita, Vitia, Vitka, Viva, Viveca, Viveka, Vivica, Vivika and Vivva. These names tend to be more frequently used than Vivyan.

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