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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Vivien

Name: Vivien
Pronunciation: \v(i)-vien\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Vivien's also a boy name)
Meaning: lively
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Vivyan, Vivienne, Viviane, Viviana
Similar Names: Tivian, Vivika, Vivica, Vivia, Vivi, Vivee
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2240


Vivien \v(i)-vien\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Vivien), is a variant of Vivian (Latin), and the meaning of Vivien is "lively".

The baby name Vivien sounds like Vivyan, Vivienne, Viviane and Viviana. Other similar baby names are Tivian, Vivika, Vivica, Vivia, Vivi and Vivee.


Vivien is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2240 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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