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What does Viva mean?

Viva Pronunciation of Viva as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Viva is "alive". Familiar from the expression "Long live.." as in "Viva la.." Actress Viva. Also form of Aviva.


ASSOCIATED WITH alive (life)


VARIANTS Veeva, Viveca, Vivva



Viva Micah (V.M.), ..

How popular is Viva?

Viva is a very prominent first name for women (#1987 out of 4276, Top 46%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Viva reached its peak rank of #519 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Aviva (#1724 IN RECENT RANKINGS) is the only other prominent related form of Viva. Adoption of these relations of Viva was widespread among parents a century ago (MEDIAN #1259) and is somewhat less today (#1862, 48%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Viva, Aviva in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Viva is pronounced similarly to Vava, Vevay, Vivee, Vivi and Vivia. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adiva, Akiva, Alva, Ava, Ayva, Deva, Dova, Ediva, Eeva, Eva, Hava, Iva, Jieva, Keva, Kiva, Liva, Nava, Neiva, Neva, Nova, Oliva, Olva, Reva, Riva, Silva, Tava, Tikva, Tova, Ulva, Vaga, Vaiga, Vala, Vana, Vavka (see Varvara), Veda, Vega, Veida, Veina, Veira, Vena, Vera, Veta, Vi, Viana, Vic, Vica, Vida, Vieda, Vika, Viki, Vilma, Vina, Vinia, Vinya, Viola, Viona, Virna, Vita, Vitia, Vitka, Viv, Viveka, Vivian, Vivica, Vivika, Vivyan, Vyna, Wava, Yeva and Ziva. These names tend to be less commonly used than Viva.

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