Gender: Female Meaning of Viva: "alive, living, life" Origin of Viva: Latin

Viva Origin and Meaning

The name Viva is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "alive, living, life".

Viva la baby with this life-affirming name, one of the appealing group of girl names that mean life.! Singer Rufus Wainwright chose it for his baby daughter, perhaps in celebration of a new life entering the world the year after he lost his mother Kate McGarrigle. The baby's middle name is Katherine.

Viva (born Janet Susan) was one of Andy Warhol's single-named superstars.

Other related life-giving names on the rise: cousins Vida and Vita, and Vivian, Aviva, and even Zoe.

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Like the paper towels.

gay mermaid Says:


Fun name with a great meaning!

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NaomiNY Says:


Viva Las Vegas!

madmaddie Says:


Viva la vida!