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.
Then, where does the name Vivian come from?
From the Latin name Vivianus which was derived from Latin vivus "alive". Saint Vivian was a French bishop who provided protection during the Visigoth invasion of the 5th century. It has been occasionally used as an English (masculine) name since the Middle Ages.
What is the meaning of the name Vivien?
Vivien as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Vivien) has its root in Latin, and the name Vivien means "lively". Vivien is an alternate spelling of Vivian (Latin): an ancient personal name.
What is the meaning of the name Vivan?
Name Vivan generally means Full of life, is of Indian origin, Name Vivan is a Masculine (or Boy) name. This name is shared across persons, who are either Christian or Hindu by religion. Name Vivan belongs to rashi Vrushabh (Taurus) and Nakshatra (stars) Rohini.