Viv: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Viv

Viv

Pronunciation: VIV (key)

Origin of the name Vivian:

Cognate of the French Vivien (alive), a male name derived from the Latin Vivianus, which has its root in vivus (alive). Although in Great Britain it is occasionally bestowed upon females, the alternate spelling Vivien is the more common female form. In Arthurian legend, Vivian was the name of the Lady of the Lake, an enchantress who was the mistress of Merlin.

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Vivian "Aunt Viv" Banks from the '90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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