The name Viva is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "alive, living, life". Viva and is often added to lists like Badass Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
From the experts:
Viva la baby with this life-affirming name! 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.