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 "Baby a Day".
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.