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Gender: Female Meaning of Viveca: "alive, life; place of refuge" Origin of Viveca: Scandinavian from Teutonic

The name Viveca is a girl's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "alive, life; place of refuge". Viveca and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

This is one of the most exotic and feminine of the names meaning life, and it's sure to gain more attention as the whole sisterhood of Viv- names rise.

Celebrated Swedish actress Viveca Lindfors, born Elsa Viveca was one of several notables bearing this pretty, feminine V-name in a variety of spellings, including Viveca Paulin, the Swedish-born wife of Will Ferrell and the non-Scandinavian Vivica A. Fox.

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Famous People Named Viveca

(Elsa) Viveca Torstensdotter Lindfors, Swedish-American actress
Viveca Lindfors, Finnish figure skater
Viveca Sten, Swedish novelist
Viveca Lärn, Swedish children's author
Viveca Elisabeth Marianne Serlachius, Finnish-Swedish actress
Viveca Paulin, Swedish actress
Viveca Vázquez, Puerto Rican dancer

Pop Culture References for the name Viveca

Viveca, character in "Barbie and the Three Musketeers"

Vivica, Viveka, Vivika, Vivecka

Viveca's International Variations

Vivia (Italian) Vibeke (Danish)


paulapuddephatt Says:


Love this name so much

roseofjune Says:


This is THE name. I'm not letting go of Viveca.

Floris Says:


Doesn't this mean war according to behindthename...?

Guest Says:


Mixes my love of Danica and Vivian. 😍

Giinkies Says:


I love, love, love this name. I much prefer it to Vivian and all it's various spellings.