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Gender Masculine & Feminine
Pronounced Pron. VYA-NEH(French)
BYA-nay(Spanish)
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Other Forms FormsVianey, Viannei, Bianney, Wianney, etc.

Meaning & History

Transferred use of the surname Vianney, honouring French saint Jean-Marie Vianney (1786-1859). While it is considered (mostly) masculine in France, Belgium and African countries with French as an official language, usage in Latin America (excluding Brazil) and Hispanic communities in the United States is mainly feminine.
Added 11/28/2008 by anonymous
Edited 12/4/2020 by m4yb3_daijirou, elbowin, Callirrhoe and more