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Origin and Meaning of Viana

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  • A submission from Bahamas says the name Viana means "Alive.".
  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Viana means "Alive" and is of English origin.
  • A user from Texas, United States says the name Viana is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Smart Vice".
  • A submission from Australia says the name Viana means "It Means Intelligent Wise sensitive lover." and is of Spanish origin.
  • A user from Australia says the name Viana is of Latin origin and means "Intelligent and smart Viana comes from Persia or Iran and also comes from Vienna".
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International Interest
  1. A town in Navarre, Spain

Viana was also found in the following language(s): Catalan

Notable Persons Named Viana

Viana was born in 1718. He died in 1773.


He breathed his last breath in 2010.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Viana

Hugo Viana is a soccer player for the Al-Wasl F.C., Gil Vicente F.C., Sporting Clube de Portugal, Newcastle United F.C., Valencia CF, CA Osasuna, S.C. Braga, Al-Ahli Dubai F.C., Portugal national under-21 football team, and Portugal national football team. Hugo was born on January 15th, 1983 in Barcelos, Portugal.


Diogo Viana is a soccer player for the PFC Litex Lovech, Clube de Futebol Esperança de Lagos, Sporting Clube de Portugal, FC Porto, VVV-Venlo, C.D. Aves, F.C. Penafiel, Gil Vicente F.C., Portugal national under-16 football team, Portugal national under-17 football team, and Portugal national u. Diogo was born on February 22nd, 1990 in Lagos, Portugal.


Djavan is a musician. Djavan was given the name Djavan Caetano Viana on January 27th, 1949 in Maceió.


Marcelo Viana is a in the field of mathematics. Marcelo was born on March 4th, 1962 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Guilherme was born on May 13th, 1986 in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.


Mauricio Viana is a soccer player for the Santiago Wanderers and Unión Quilpué. Mauricio was born on October 18th, 1990 in São Paulo. Mauricio is also known as Viana and Mauricio.


How popular is the baby name Viana in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 6 6 0
1932 5 5 0
1953 5 5 0
1955 7 7 0
1956 5 5 0
1963 6 6 0
1978 5 5 0
1984 5 5 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 7 7 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 10 10 0
1991 6 6 0
1992 6 6 0
1993 16 16 0
1994 6 6 0
1996 9 9 0
1997 13 13 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 15 15 0
2000 16 16 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 10 10 0
2003 18 18 0
2004 23 23 0
2005 10 10 0
2006 17 17 0
2007 20 20 0
2008 19 19 0
2009 32 32 0
2010 31 31 0
2011 27 27 0
2012 18 18 0
2013 25 25 0
2014 33 33 0
2015 30 30 0
2016 26 26 0
2017 31 31 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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Popularity of Viana as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Viana U.S.
  White 46.89% 64.26%
  African American 2.32% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.10% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 45.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Viana

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

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Fun Facts about the name Viana

  • How Popular is the name Viana? Viana is the 15,145th most popular name of all time. As a last name Viana was the 17,268th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Viana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 563 babies born with the first name Viana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Viana 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 Viana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Viana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Viana is Saturday, February 10th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Viana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Viana was in 2014 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Viana Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Viana is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Viana: Your name in reverse order is Anaiv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inava. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Viana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,640 people with the last name Viana.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Viana? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Viana as their last name since less than 1 person in 179k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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