What does Vyvyan mean?
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.
(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)
Similar NamesRecommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.