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Vivien (boy)

What does Vivien mean?

Vivien Pronunciation of Vivien [vivien] as a name for boys (also used more commonly as girls' name Vivien) is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Vivien is "full of life". Vivien is a version of Vivian (Latin): a girl's name in America.

Associated with: life.


Vivien has 3 variants: Vivyan, Vyvian and Vyvyan.

1 more alternative form via Vivian: Viviani.

1 feminine form: Vivian.

Creative forms:
(male) Vivon, ..

(female) Vivina, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vivien Vince (V.V.), ..

How popular is Vivien?

Vivien is an unusual first name for men. Vivien is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Vivien (not ranked) is Vivian. Other variants, like Vyvyan, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Vivien reached its highest a century ago (#604), but now, Vivian has become somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adrien, Aicken, Aiden, Aiken, Alven, Arien, Beven, Biren, Bivian, Brien, Ciprien, Damien, Darien, Daven, Davien, Davyen, Deven, Devlen, Dillen, Dorien, Eiden, Elven, Emilien, Even, Fabien, Finnen, Flavien, Gaven, Gillen, Girven, Haven, Irven, Iven, Jeven, Jevven (see Jevon), Julien, Kienen, Kieren, Kirwen, Linden, Litten, Lucien, Millen, Milten (see Milton), Neven, Niven, Raven, Rien, Simen, Siprien, Sven, Teven, Tiesen, Tilden, Valen, Varden, Varten, Vernen, Videl, Vigi, Vijun, Vin, Vince, Vincens, Vincent, Vincien, Vinicent, Vinnie, Vinson, Vinton, Vinzenz (see Vincent), Vireo, Virle, Vivek and Ziven. These names tend to be more frequently used than Vivien.

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