Meaning and Origin of: Vivian

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Living, lively

Family name origins & meanings

  • English and French : from the personal name (Latin Vivianus, a derivative of vivus ‘living’, ‘alive’). The name was borne by a 5th-century bishop of Saintes, France, and was popular among the Normans, by whom it was introduced to England.

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