Vivienne Name Meaning & Origin
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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Vie (meaning "life" in French),
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Vivienne is derived from the Latin vivus, meaning "alive."
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Vivienne Westwood, English fashion designer and businesswoman, awarded DBE in 2006
Vivienne Boyd, New Zealand politician
Vivienne Chandler, French actress and photographer
Vivieene Medrano, American webcomic artist and animator (Vivziepop)
Vivienne Dick, Irish filmmaker
Vivienne Garrett, Australian actor
Vivienne Goonewardena, Sri Lankan politician
Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt, daughter of American actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
Vivienne Rose O'Donnell, daughter of American TV personality Rosie O'Donnell
Vivienne Sanders, American historian
Vivienne Segal, American actress
Vivienne Tam, Hong Kong fashion designer
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Vivienne is one name given for the Lady of the Lake in Arthurian legend.