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  • Vivianne

    1 3.57%
  • Vivienne

    25 89.29%
  • Vivann

    0 0%
  • Vivienn

    0 0%
  • Viviane

    0 0%
  • Viviene

    2 7.14%
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  1. #1

    How do YOU pronounce...

    Hubs and I love the name Vivian. However, I think the spellings of Vivian and Vivien are too masculine. So, I prefer Vivienne and Vivianne<--favorite. But it has come to my attention that people might pronounce Vivianne as Vivi-ANNE and that's not the name we love.

    Two part question: Would you pronounce Vivianne as Vivian or Vivi-anne? Do you prefer Vivienne or Vivianne?

    Thank you!

  2. #3
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    Re: How do YOU pronounce...

    I would pronounce it Vi-vee-en and voted for Vivienne, which I think is the french spelling.
    I see Your face in every sunrise
    The colors of the morning are inside Your eyes
    The world awakens in the light of the day
    I look up to the sky and say
    You're beautiful

  3. #5
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    Re: How do YOU pronounce...

    I wouldn't pronounce any of them like Vivian. Vivianne would be 'vivi-ANN', Vivienne would be 'vi-vi-ENN', Viviane would be 'vi-vi-AHN', and the rest are misspellings. I think in the US Vivienne would more or less like Vivian, so that's what I voted for. It's a lovely name!
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  4. #7
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    Re: How do YOU pronounce...

    I think Vivienne is the only option that I would pronounce like Vivian, so that was my vote. Honestly, though, I would prefer Vivian or Vivien.

  5. #9
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    Re: How do YOU pronounce...

    Vivien, Vivienne I would pronounce Vi-vee-en
    Vivian, Vivianne I would pronounce Vi-vee-anne
    Viviane I would pronounce Vi-vee-awn
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