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Girl Name: Viva

Name: Viva
Pronunciation: \v(i)-va\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: alive
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Aviva
Sounds Like: Vava, Vivia, Vivi, Viv
Variant forms: Veeva, Viveca, Vivva
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1987


Viva \v(i)-va\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Viva is "alive". Familiar from the expression "Long live.." as in "Viva la.." Actress Viva.

Viva has 3 variant forms: Veeva, Viveca and Vivva.

For more information, see also the related name Aviva.

Baby names that sound like Viva are Vava, Vivia, Vivi and Viv.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Viva.


Viva is a very popular first name for women (#1987 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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