Vivienne Name Meaning & Origin

Vivienne

Pronunciation: vi-ve-EHN, VI-vee-ən (key)

Origin of the name Vivian:

Cognate of the French Vivien (alive), a male name derived from the Latin Vivianus, which has its root in vivus (alive). Although in Great Britain it is occasionally bestowed upon females, the alternate spelling Vivien is the more common female form. In Arthurian legend, Vivian was the name of the Lady of the Lake, an enchantress who was the mistress of Merlin.

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Related Names:

Viv, Vivi, Vivian, Viviana, Vivianna

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Popular usage: French

Personal experiences with the name Vivienne

Vivien is a fresh little girl,she is a silent killer. She loves singing, smiling, playing dressing game and she play piano tiles one in a while.

Nicknames for Vivienne

Viv,
Vivi
Vivie,
Vienna,
Vie (meaning "life" in French),
Vee
Bee
Evie
Ivy
Bibi
Vivienlolo
Vivienskid
Visky

Meanings and history of the name Vivienne

Vivienne is derived from the Latin vivus, meaning "alive."

Famous real-life people named Vivienne

Vivienne Westwood, English fashion designer and businesswoman, awarded DBE in 2006
Vivienne Boyd, New Zealand politician
Vivienne Chandler, French actress and photographer
Vivieene Medrano, American webcomic artist and animator (Vivziepop)
Vivienne Dick, Irish filmmaker
Vivienne Garrett, Australian actor
Vivienne Goonewardena, Sri Lankan politician
Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt, daughter of American actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
Vivienne Rose O'Donnell, daughter of American TV personality Rosie O'Donnell
Vivienne Sanders, American historian
Vivienne Segal, American actress
Vivienne Tam, Hong Kong fashion designer

Vivienne in song, story & screen

Vivienne is one name given for the Lady of the Lake in Arthurian legend.

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