Viggo name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Viggo mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Viggo

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Indian (Sanskrit)

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Alt. Meaning

V is for vitality, your lust for living.

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

G is for grand, the life you will live.

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

Notable Persons Named Viggo

Notable Persons Named Viggo

Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen is an actor, poet, musician, photographer, and painter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to present. Viggo was given the name Viggo Peter Mortensen, Jr. on October 20th, 1958 in New York City.

Viggo Johansen

Viggo was born in 1851. He breathed his last breath in 1935.

Viggo Kampmann

Viggo Kampmann was a prime minister. His most notable accomplishments were from 1960 to 1962. Viggo was born on July 21st, 1910 in Frederiksberg. He breathed his last breath on June 3rd, 1976.

Viggo Jensen

Viggo Jensen is an athlete.

Viggo Wideroee

Viggo was born on August 13th, 1904. He breathed his last breath on January 8th, 2002.

Viggo Brondal

Viggo was born on October 13th, 1887. He passed away on December 14th, 1942.

  • Viggo Rivad
  • Viggo Larsen
  • Viggo Henrik Fog Stuckenberg
  • Viggo Brodersen
  • Viggo Biel

Notable Persons With the Last Name Viggo

Notable Persons With the Last Name Viggo

Prince Viggo

He holds the title Prince Viggo and Count of Rosenborg. Prince was born as the child of Prince Valdemar of Denmark and Princess Marie of Orléans (1865–1909) on December 25th, 1893 in Copenhagen. He left this life on January 4th, 1970.

Hagstrom Viggo

Hagstrom was born on February 16th, 1954. He breathed his last breath on January 19th, 2013.


Fun Facts about the name Viggo

  • How Popular is the name Viggo? Viggo is the 14,895th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Viggo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 608 babies born with the first name Viggo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Viggo to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Viggo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Viggo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Viggo is Thursday, April 28th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Viggo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Viggo was in 2017 with a total of 49 babies.
  • Random Viggo Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Viggo is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Viggo: The name spelled backwards is Oggiv. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Gvgoi. How do you pronounce that?
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