Meaning of Vivian

Viv•i•an

Pronunciation: (viv'ē-un), [key]
— n.
  1. an enchantress, the mistress of Merlin: known as the Lady of the Lake.
  2. a male or female given name: from a Latin word meaning “alive.”
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