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Popularity
198k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Vivian

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Alive
  • #364 All Time
  • #98 in 2014
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
19k Viviana (Italian)
10k Vivienne (French)
6k Vivien (French)

How popular is the name "Vivian" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188029227
188133249
188232275
188340337
1884453312
188557516
188655496
1887796613
188884777
1889938310
18901101037
189111810810
189216415212
18931941859
189422421212
189523221616
189624222418
189725124110
189832830820
189926025010
190040138318
190135434212
19024344259
190344643214
190448947019
190550749215
190650248913
190759257220
190858156120
190966765215
191081780116
19111,2351,21124#80 girl name
19121,5211,48734#84 girl name
19131,7701,72743#83 girl name
19142,1392,08059#81 girl name
19152,9032,85746#78 girl name
19163,1093,04960#77 girl name
19173,1803,11961#79 girl name
19183,7283,66365#72 girl name
19193,7123,63973#72 girl name
19204,2004,12872#64 girl name
19214,1684,10365#68 girl name
19223,7993,73168#74 girl name
19233,8993,83267#69 girl name
19243,9033,85053#71 girl name
19253,6253,57649#76 girl name
19263,4843,43153#80 girl name
19273,5753,50867#77 girl name
19283,3533,31142#78 girl name
19293,1533,09954#81 girl name
19302,9132,87043#91 girl name
19312,9372,89542#82 girl name
19322,7192,66455#90 girl name
19332,4242,37747#99 girl name
19342,4352,41223#98 girl name
19352,1572,12631
19362,0502,01238
19371,9281,90820
19381,8281,79830
19391,8991,86732
19402,2862,26125
19412,3092,27930
19422,2362,20432
19432,3452,31926
19442,0452,02322
19452,1822,16616
19462,4522,42527
19472,5162,48333
19482,4482,42325
19492,3502,33020
19502,2802,26812
19512,4222,40319
19522,5312,51021
19532,3722,35022
19542,3022,27428
19552,3802,35921
19562,5692,55712
19572,4542,43420
19582,2152,20213
19592,2122,18527
19602,0342,02014
19611,9091,89019
19621,7561,74313
19631,7561,7497
19641,5181,5108
19651,2611,2529
19661,0671,05710
19671,0661,0597
19689179125
19698208119
197079077812
19716676589
19725725720
19735345286
197451750710
19754224220
19763853787
19773603600
19783533485
19794584580
19804144086
19813563515
19823923920
198342241111
19844194109
19854124057
19864424420
19874314265
19884344286
19894754669
19905605528
199186285111
199291890810
199394293012
19949199190
199587786611
19969038967
19979129075
19989119110
19991,1141,1140
20001,1741,1740
20011,0181,0180
20021,2751,2750
20031,4531,4530
20041,4241,4240
20051,5581,5580
20061,5441,5368
20071,6391,6390
20081,6461,6397
20091,9691,9627
20101,9461,9415
20112,0262,0215
20122,2572,2570
20132,6492,6427
20143,0453,0405#98 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Vivian? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 198,012 babies born with the name Vivian in the United States. That's more than enough Vivians to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 29 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Vivian" was in 1920 with a total of 4,128 babies. (That's a lot of baby Vivians)

According to the 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Vivian" ranks #81 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 111 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1929. Across the entire United States a total of 3,153 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Vivian" mean?

Vivian (Latin): Alive

The name "Vivian" is of Latin origin and it means "Alive". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 5 other names that are similar to this one.

V is for valor, your strength.

I is for interest, you show in others.

V is for valentine, a sweetheart you are!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Naiviv". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Vnaivi". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Vivian popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Vivian in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Vivian

Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1917 to 1967. Vivien was born in 1913 as Vivian Mary Hartley in Darjeeling, British India.

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Vivian Hsu

Vivian Hsu is a singer, actress, and model specializing in pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Vivian was born in 1975 as ??? () in Taichung, Taiwan.

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Vivian Vance

Vivian Vance is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1933 to 1978. Vivian was born in 1909 as Vivian Roberta Jones in Cherryvale, Kansas, US.

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Kelly Chen

Kelly Chen is a singer and actress specializing in cantopop, mandopop, j-pop, and electronic music music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1995 to present. Kelly was born in 1973 as Vivian Chen Wai-man (, J: Chan4 Wai6 Man4, P: ''Chen Huiwen'') in Hong Kong.

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Vivian Chow

Vivian Chow is a singer, actor, songwriter, and master of ceremonies specializing in cantopop, mandopop, and japanese pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to 1997. Vivian was born in 1967 in Hong Kong.

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Vivian Reijs

Vivian was born in 1977.

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Past life for Vivian born May 30, 1964

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Tibet approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

Name poster for Vivian

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