Vivienne

First Name
14k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vivienne

"Vivienne" is a name of French origin, and it means "Alive". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary
  1. A female given name borrowed from French, a variant of Vivian.

Vivienne was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Vivienne

Patti Scialfa is a musician. She was most prominent from 1970 to present. Patti was given the name Vivienne Patricia Scialfa on July 29th, 1953.

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Dame Vivienne Westwood is a fashion designer/businesswoman and fashion design. Dame was given the name Vivienne Isabel Swire on April 8th, 1941 in Tintwistle, Cheshire , England.

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Vivienne Haigh-Wood Eliot was a governess and writer. Vivienne was born on May 28th, 1888 in Bury, Lancashire, England. She breathed her last breath on January 22nd, 1947.

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Tanya Stephens is a dancehall and reggae deejay (jamaican) and singing. Her ongoing career started in 1994. Tanya was given the name Vivienne Tanya Stephenson on July 2nd, 1973. Tanya is also known as Tanya Stephens.

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Vivienne Tam is a fashion designer and fashion design. Vivienne was given the name Tam Yin Yok / 谭燕玉 on November 28th, 1957 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

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Vivienne was born in 1959.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Vivienne

Vivienne was born in 1889. Vivienne is also known as Florence Vivienne Mellish. She passed away in 1982.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1895 5 5 0
1896 9 9 0
1897 6 6 0
1898 10 10 0
1900 10 10 0
1901 5 5 0
1902 7 7 0
1903 8 8 0
1904 8 8 0
1905 9 9 0
1906 11 11 0
1907 11 11 0
1908 12 12 0
1909 11 11 0
1910 16 16 0
1911 43 43 0
1912 33 33 0
1913 45 45 0
1914 73 73 0
1915 88 88 0
1916 81 81 0
1917 95 95 0
1918 110 110 0
1919 93 93 0
1920 95 95 0
1921 82 82 0
1922 74 74 0
1923 67 67 0
1924 65 65 0
1925 52 52 0
1926 67 67 0
1927 64 64 0
1928 49 49 0
1929 54 54 0
1930 64 64 0
1931 44 44 0
1932 46 46 0
1933 36 36 0
1934 26 26 0
1935 24 24 0
1936 12 12 0
1937 10 10 0
1938 24 24 0
1939 20 20 0
1940 11 11 0
1941 33 33 0
1942 34 34 0
1943 37 37 0
1944 31 31 0
1945 23 23 0
1946 39 39 0
1947 37 37 0
1948 35 35 0
1949 32 32 0
1950 29 29 0
1951 24 24 0
1952 28 28 0
1953 27 27 0
1954 27 27 0
1955 31 31 0
1956 30 30 0
1957 37 37 0
1958 32 32 0
1959 33 33 0
1960 27 27 0
1961 33 33 0
1962 24 24 0
1963 23 23 0
1964 27 27 0
1965 25 25 0
1966 11 11 0
1967 18 18 0
1968 8 8 0
1969 11 11 0
1970 16 16 0
1971 18 18 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 10 10 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 11 11 0
1976 10 10 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 10 10 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 7 7 0
1981 10 10 0
1982 11 11 0
1983 16 16 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 16 16 0
1988 9 9 0
1989 16 16 0
1990 23 23 0
1991 20 20 0
1992 20 20 0
1993 19 19 0
1994 32 32 0
1995 26 26 0
1996 23 23 0
1997 33 33 0
1998 36 36 0
1999 66 66 0
2000 50 50 0
2001 63 63 0
2002 70 70 0
2003 109 109 0
2004 94 94 0
2005 120 120 0
2006 111 111 0
2007 152 152 0
2008 230 230 0
2009 569 569 0
2010 729 729 0
2011 825 825 0
2012 988 988 0
2013 1,130 1,130 0
2014 1,297 1,297 0
2015 1,428 1,428 0
2016 1,279 1,279 0
2017 1,255 1,255 0

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Popularity of Vivienne as a first name

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Common last names for Vivienne

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Wilson
  • Clark
  • Lee

Fun Facts about the name Vivienne

  • What name lists does Vivienne rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Vivienne? Vivienne is the 2,109th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Vivienne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,611 babies born with the first name Vivienne in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vivienne to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vivienne? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Vivienne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vivienne is Sunday, March 30th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Vivienne born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vivienne was in 2015 with a total of 1,428 babies. That's a lot of babies named Vivienne!
  • Random Vivienne Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vivienne ranks 94th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 33 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Vivienne: Your name in reverse order is Enneiviv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Invneevi. How do you pronounce that?

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  • 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).
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