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PronouncedPron.BAY-vin Irish
BE-veen Irish

Meaning & History

Means "fair lady" in Irish Gaelic. This name was borne by several characters in Irish mythology, including a goddess of childbirth.
VariantsBébhinn, Bébhionn, Béibhinn, Bevin Irish
Other Languages & CulturesVivian, Vivi Danish Vivian, Vivyan English Vivian, Vivi Norwegian Vivian, Vivi Swedish


beauty, feminine, fertility deities, goddesses, mother goddesses, mythology, women
Entry updated August 26, 2016   Contribute