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Vienna is a beautiful name that feels saintly, sweet, and regal. It is a very formal name that represents the capital city of Austria. Though around for centuries, Vienna has only become popular in America in the last six years.

Meaning of the name Vienna:

Latin: place name, white fort

Origin of the name Vienna:

Vienna originated from the name of the capital of the country Austria. It sounds modern, but the first individual with the name was Vienna de Fuscaldo. This ancient woman was the mother of Saint Francis of Paola, an important influence in the Christian church.

Symbolism of the name Vienna:

Vienna has the same meaning as the city, which is why some just consider the meaning “place name.” Others truly take on the meaning of the city, which is also “white fort.” This comes from the words “vindo” meaning “white” and “bona” meaning “fort.”

baby name Vienna

Style of the name Vienna:

Classical

Gender of the name Vienna:

The baby name Vienna is a very formal name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Vienna:

vee-EN-uh

Number of syllables in the name Vienna:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Vienna:

Vienna feels refined, regal, and beautiful. It is an attractive baby name.

Alternative spellings for the name Vienna:

  • Viena
  • Vyena
  • Vyenna

Nicknames for the name Vienna:

  • Vi
  • Vie
  • Vee
  • Vivi
  • Enna
  • Nenna
  • Ennie
  • Vina 

Popularity of the name Vienna:

The baby name Vienna became a top 1,000 option in America in the year 2015 at rank 925. The highest place it has ever received was in 2019 at rank 756. As of 2020, Vienna ranks at number 810 for girls.

Related names for the name Vienna:

Great middle names for Vienna and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Vienna:

  • Vienna Teng (pianist)
  • Vienna Girardi (reality TV star, “The Bachelor”)

Viennas in popular culture:

  • Vienna (character from “Johnny Guitar”)
  • “Vienna” (title of a song by Billy Joel)
  • “Vienna” (title of a song by The Fray)
  • “Vienna” (title o a song by Ultravox)