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Gender: Female Meaning of Vivienne: "life" Origin of Vivienne: French variation of Vivian Vivienne's Popularity in 2017: #252

The name Vivienne is a girl's name of French origin meaning "life". Vivienne is ranked #252 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Beautiful Bohemian Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Vivienne is an elaborated Gallic version of the name Vivian, chosen first by Rosie O'Donnell for her daughter and then catapulted to superstardom when Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie used it for their twin daughter. An adult namesake is the British designer Vivienne Westwood. Rosie O'Donnell also has a daughter named Vivienne, known as Vivi.

The actress who played Scarlett O'Hara spelled her name Vivien (Leigh), but was born Vivian.

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Famous People Named Vivienne

Vivienne Sonia Segal, American actress
Vivienne Isabel Westwood, English fashion designer
Vivienne Haigh-Wood Eliot, English governess, writer and wife of poet T. S. Eliot
Vivienne Florence Beatrice de Watteville, English author and adventurer
Vivienne Rae-Ellis, Australian novelist
Vivienne Chandler, French actress and photographer
Vivienne Spence-Gardner, Jamaican sprinter
Vivienne Patricia "Patti" Scialfa, American musician with the E Street Band, wife of Bruce Springsteen
Vivienne Mary Hunt Parry, English journalist and TV presenter
Vivienne Rose O'Donnell (b. 2002), daughter of Rosie O'Donnell
Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt (2008), daughter of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
Vivienne Vienna Wiśniewski (b. 2008), daughter of singers Michał and Ania Wiśniewski
Vivienne Madison Pope (b. 2012), daughter of actress Rosie Pope
Vivienne Lee Judd (b. 2013), daughter of actor Cris Judd
Vivienne Margaret MacArthur (b. 2015), daughter of actress Ali Larter and Hayes MacArthur
Vivienne Helena Arcelus (b. 2015), daughter of actors Sebastian Arcelus and Stephanie J. Block
Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood (b. 2008), granddaughter of Elvis Presley and daughter of Lisa Marie Presley
Dylan Vivienne Clark (b. 2011), daughter of model Kristy Hinze and James Clark
Vivienne Binns, Australian artist

Pop Culture References for the name Vivienne

Vivienne Graham, character in "Godzilla" series
Vivienne, also known as 'Madame de Fer', is an optional companion in the video game 'Dragon Age: Inquisition.'
Vivienne, song by English indie rock band Sundara Karma.
Vivienne Kensington, character in Legally Blonde (musical)