Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. BYEH-vyin(Irish) BYEH-vyeen(Irish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "white woman", from Old Irish "woman" and finn "white, blessed". This name was borne by several characters in Irish mythology, including the mother of the hero Fráech.

Related Names

VariantBéibhinn(Irish Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesVivian, Vivi(Danish) Vivian, Vivyan(English) Béibhinn, Bébhinn, Bébhionn, Bevin(Irish) Vivian, Vivi(Norwegian) Vivian, Vivi(Swedish)

People think this name is

classic   youthful   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   complex  


Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from
Entry updated June 9, 2023