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Vyvyan (girl)

What does Vyvyan mean?

Vyvyan Pronunciation of Vyvyan [vyvyan] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Vyvyan) has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Vyvyan is "lively". Vyvyan is a version of Vivian (Latin): an ancient personal name.

Variations

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

5 more alternative forms via Vivian: Vevay, Vivia, Viviana, Vivyana and Vyvyana.

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

(male) Vyvan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vyvyan Liv (V.L.), ..

How popular is Vyvyan?

Vyvyan is an uncommon given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#129619 out of 150436, Top 86%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Vyvyan (not ranked) are Vivian (#95 via latest list), Viviana (#427), Vivianne (#1516), Vivien (#1085) and Vivienne (#233). Other variants, like Viviane, are seldom used. These relations of Vyvyan were favored by parents in 2015 (average #671). Vivian is the firm favorite, though Viviana has gained in popularity. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Chayan, Damyan, Devan, Dyan, Dylan, Dyllan, Eavan, Evan, Lilyan, Maryan, Rhyan, Ryan, Shayan, Tiryan, Tivian, Tivyan, Tyvyan, Valyn, Van, Vanya, Varya, Vava, Vavka (see Varvara), Vinya, Viva, Vivva and Vyna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Vyvyan.

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