[ 2 syll. vi-va, viv-a ] The baby girl name Viva is pronounced as Viy-Vaa- †. Viva is largely used in the Latin, English, and Hungarian languages, and it is derived from Hebrew and Latin origins. From Latin roots, its meaning is alive - in this context, Viva can be used in the English and Hungarian languages.
Viva is a Latin contraction of the name Aviva (English and Hebrew).
Viva is also a variant transcription of the name Vivian (English).
Viva is a rare baby name for girls. At the modest peak of its usage in 1904, 0.015% of baby girls were given the name Viva. It ranked at #507 then. The baby name has since suffered a steep fall in popularity, and is now of irregular use. In 2018, out of the group of girl names directly linked to Viva, Vivian was the most commonly used.
† Pronunciation for Viva: V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"