Vivian Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \v(i)-vian\
Number in U.S 👶 213,000
Rate in 2021 247
Numerology 🔢 5
Name origin 🌍 Latin

Vivian Name Meaning

Meaning and originality:

The origin of Vivian goes to the Latin Vivianus which comes from Vivus. Vivus means 'alive'. Vivian gained a lot of attention in Middle Age France. During that time families would use the names of saints and figures in Bible to protect their children.

Although the name started as a masculine name, nowadays it is used primarily for girls. Lord Alfred Tennyson's book called Merlin and Vivian popularized this name in England. In this book Vivian is a witch who tries to enchant Merlin. Celtics believe that “Béibhinn” (pronounced Vevin) means ‘sweet, melodious lady’ or ‘fair lady’ which is perfect for a character that has to seduce Merlin.

Here are some famous people named Vivian:

Vivien Leigh (born Vivian Mary Hartley, actress)
Vivian Green (American R&B singer)
Vivian Dandridge (actress/singer)

What are your baby’s characteristics like when you name her Vivian?

As a name Vivian suggests a freedom-loving and free-spirited person. Everything about your love for change and adventure is revolutionary. You have a great talent for making the right decision in difficult times. You are very curious and try to understand the reasons behind everything. Multi-tasking comes natural to you.

You like to become a leader. You do not like to be told what to do and that's why you want to become the boss. Your creativity helps you find new solutions to your previous problems. You can think of good ideas on the spot and you would like your efforts to be recognized and admired by others. As for your friends and coworkers you try to avoid lazy and needy people.

You are a seer. It is even possible for you to be a psychic. You have a vivid imagination and that is why sometimes you can have a hard time trying to figure out what is real and what is imaginary. When you have a noble cause, you can make it into a reality. You prefer to experience different things. You do not like to be an employee. You are always trying to be active.


How do people react to you?

To others, Vivian is a family woman who provides for her family and protects them. Others tend to trust you and your calls. When you are searching for new clothes, practicality and the pricing are two factors that matter to you. You do what must be done and that I why others can count on you.

People think that this name is classic, formal, and refined.

Lucky colors: Light gray, light shades of nearly any other color

Lucky day(s): Tuesday


Vivian in another one of the traditional names that is coming back to life in the U.S. IN 1920s and 1930s Vivian experienced its peak and reached the list of the 100 most popular names for girls in U.S. since then, The name has not been in that list and is still trying to recapture its previous glory days.

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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Vivian?
The origin of the name Vivian is Latin.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Vivian?
*️⃣ How many people are named Vivian?
Almost 213000 people are named Vivian.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Vivian?
The names of Yuliana, Yulianna, Yelena, Yailin, Yulian