First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
On This Page

How to Pronounce Vian

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (Indian)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from New Jersey, United States
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from Colorado, United States
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Vian?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Vian mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Vian

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Vian to us below

Alt. Meaning

V is for vitality, your lust for living.

I is for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Notable Persons Named Vian

Vian Dakhil is an MP. Vian was born Vian Dakhil in 1971.


Vian was born in 1976 in Baghdad.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Vian

Boris Vian was a writer. Boris was born on March 10th, 1920 in Ville-d'Avray, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He passed away on June 23rd, 1959.


Sir Philip Louis Vian is a board of directors and midland bank. His military service ended in 1952.


Patrick Vian is a punk rock and electronic music musician. He plays Guitar, Piano, Synthesizer, ARP 2600, Moog modular synthesizer, and Vocals. He was most active from 1968 to 1968. Patrick was born on April 12th, 1942.


Giovanni was born on March 10th, 1952.


Gloria Vian is a basketball player for the Pallacanestro Vigarano, Reyer Venezia Mestre, Pallacanestro Treviso, and Basket Parma in the Serie A1 (women's basketball). She has been prominent since 2005. Gloria was born on February 3rd, 1989 in Venice, Italy.


Dali Shechi Vian is an athlete for the Inter CDF SE.


Where is the name Vian popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Vian as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Vian as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in California, Wisconsin, or Ohio.

Common first names for Vian

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vian U.S.
  White 85.76% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.07% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.92% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vian

People with the last name Vian are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Vian

  • How Popular is the name Vian? Vian is the 29,739th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vian was the 34,618th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 162 babies born with the first name Vian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vian to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Vian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vian is Tuesday, October 21st, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Vian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vian was in 2017 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Vian Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vian is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Vian: Your name in reverse order is Naiv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Avni. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 653 people with the last name Vian.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vian? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vian as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Vians Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Vian

Name poster for Vian(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.