Vivienne name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Vivienne

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. 5 submissions from the United States and France agree the name Vivienne means "Life" and is of French origin.
  2. A user from Singapore says the name Vivienne is of French origin and means "life. It means life because Viva is French for life".
  3. According to a user from Barbados, the name Vivienne is of French origin and means "Life, energy".
  4. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Vivienne is of English origin and means "Holy life".
  5. A user from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Vivienne is of French origin and means "Alive, lively".
  6. A user from Nigeria says the name Vivienne means "Lively".
  7. A submission from Washington, U.S. says the name Vivienne means "Alive".
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  1. A female given name from Latin borrowed from French, a variant of Vivian.

Vivienne was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Vivienne

Notable Persons Named Vivienne

Patti Scialfa

Patti Scialfa is a musician. She was most prominent from 1970 to present. Patti was given the name Vivienne Patricia Scialfa on July 29th, 1953.

Dame Vivienne Westwood

Dame Vivienne Westwood is a fashion designer/businesswoman and fashion design. Dame was given the name Vivienne Isabel Swire on April 8th, 1941 in Tintwistle, Cheshire , England.

Vivienne Haigh-Wood Eliot

Vivienne Haigh-Wood Eliot was a governess and writer. Vivienne was born on May 28th, 1888 in Bury, Lancashire, England. She breathed her last breath on January 22nd, 1947.

Tanya Stephens

Tanya Stephens is a dancehall and reggae deejay (jamaican) and singing. Her ongoing career started in 1994. Tanya was given the name Vivienne Tanya Stephenson on July 2nd, 1973. Tanya is also known as Tanya Stephens.

Vivienne Tam

Vivienne Tam is a fashion designer and fashion design. Vivienne was given the name Tam Yin Yok / 谭燕玉 on November 28th, 1957 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

Vivienne Johnson

Vivienne was born in 1959.

  • Vivienne Osborne
  • Vivienne Florence Beatrice de Watteville
  • Vivienne Balla

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vivienne

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vivienne


Vivienne was born in 1889. Vivienne is also known as Florence Vivienne Mellish. She passed away in 1982.


Fun Facts about the name Vivienne

  • What name lists does Vivienne rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Vivienne? Vivienne is the 1,959th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Vivienne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,942 babies born with the first name Vivienne in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vivienne to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vivienne? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Vivienne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vivienne is Sunday, March 30th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Vivienne born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vivienne was in 2015 with a total of 1,430 babies. That's a lot of babies named Vivienne!
  • Random Vivienne Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vivienne ranks 94th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 33 babies in Connecticut have the same name in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Vivienne: The name spelled backwards is Enneiviv. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nvvniiee. How do you pronounce that?
  • Vivienne name meaning

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