Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. BYEH-vyin(Irish)

Meaning & History

Means "fair woman", from Old Irish "woman" and finn "fair, white". 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   nerdy  


Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from

Entry updated January 21, 2022