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Vivian (boy)

What does Vivian mean?

Vivian Pronunciation of Vivian [vi-vian] as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Vivian) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Vivian is "full of life". A girl's name in America, but occasionally used for boys in Britain.

Associated with: life, britain (england).


Vivian has 5 variants: Viviani, Vivien, Vivyan, Vyvian and Vyvyan.

4 feminine forms: Beibhinn, Bibiana, Tivian and Vianna.

Creative forms:
(male) Vivine, Vivon, ..

(female) Vivina, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vivian Henri (V.H.), ..

How popular is Vivian?

Vivian is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#11070 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Vivian reached its apex position of #570 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vivian name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Vivian outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abrian, Adrian, Aitan, Alvan, Bevvan, Bivian, Cavan, Cian, Ciaran, Dacian, Daivian, Damian, Darian, Davian, Davyan, Devan, Dorian, Edrian, Eian, Eilan, Eilean, Eilian, Eirian, Evan, Evian, Fabian, Favian, Filian, Finan, Finian, Finnian, Fintan, Flavian, Gavan, Gian, Gilian, Gillan, Gillian, Giovan, Girvan, Ivan, Javan, Jevan, Jian, Jivan, Jovan, Kavan, Kevan, Kian, Kiean, Kienan, Kilean, Kilian, Killian, Lavan, Lucian, Midian, Milan, Ninian, Nisan, Nishan, Ossian, Phinian, Silvan, Stian, Tienan, Tilman, Trevian, Van, Vidal, Vin, Vinson, Vinton, Vital and Vivek. These names tend to be more commonly used than Vivian.

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