Name: Vivien

Origin and Meaning of the Name Vivien

  • Meaning:
    Alive
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Alive
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (VIH vee en)
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Miscellaneous Info for Vivien

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  • Used in:
    English and French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Vivien is the Old French masculine form of Vivian.

    Vivien was a hero of several French Medieval tales, the model of the young Christian warrior, dying for his faith.

    Legendary actress, Vivien Leigh, played Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With the Wind" and is a famous bearer of the name.

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