Vivian
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
VIV-ee-ən
Meaning
Full of life
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Vivian originates in Latin language and means "full of life". Formerly, Vivian was used as a masculine given name but today is strictly feminine. It was the name of a 5th century French saint who protected France against the Visigothic invasion. It was also the name of a 4th century Roman martyr. As a feminine given name Vivian is fairly popular in the United States these days.

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Vivienne, Viv, Viviana, Viviane, Viviann, Vivianna, Vivianne, Viviene, Vivyana, Vivyann, Vivyanne, Vyviann, Vyvianne

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Vivian Blaine - actress
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Vivian Leiber - writer
Vivian Stanshall - musician
Vivian Vance - actress

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