Pronunciation: [Vi]

Gender: Female

Meaning: Violet

Origin: Latin

Famous Dogs Named Vi

Vivian: Dog in the comic strip Cathy by Cathy Guisewite.

Vinny: Brian's family dog replacement after he got hit by a car and died in the hospital due to the injuries he sustained in the animation Family Guy.

Vincent: Vincent is Walt's yellow Labrador retriever dog in Lost, originally owned by Walt's stepfather, Brian Porter.

Vida: Model Gisele Bündchen's Yorkshire Terrier, has often been photographed with her famous owner.

Sylvia: A matchbox-size Yorkshire Terrier owned by Arthur Marples of Blackburn, England, was the smallest dog in recorded history.

Sammy Davis: Border Collie dog from the film Everything is Illuminated.

Natividad: An emaciated stray dog featured in a controversial display by artist Guillermo Vargas Habacuc in the Visual Arts Biennial of Central America.

Honey Tree Evil Eye: A female Bull Terrier, was known as Spuds MacKenzie in her role as the Budweiser spokes-dog.

Genevieve: Labrador retriever dog from the film Madeline, Madeline's saviour and friend.

Baskerville: The nameless Hound dog that haunts the Baskervilles in Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous Sherlock Holmes mystery The Hound of the Baskervilles.

Famous People Named Vi

William Vickrey was a man of unsurpassed intelligence.

Washington Irving was America's first genuine internationally best-selling author.

Viswanathan Anand is a five time winner of the World Chess Championship.

Virginia Woolf was an English novelist and essayist.

Virginia Satir was a famous psychotherapist and American author.

Virginia Apgar was a reputed Physician.

Virgil has continued to impress and influence generations over generations, even decades after his death.

Violeta Chamorro was the former President of Nicaragua and is credited for ending the raging Civil War and establishing peace in the country.

Vincent van Gogh was a legendary Dutch painter.

Vincent Gallo is an American actor, director, musician and painter.

Vince Lombardi was one of the greatest NFL coaches ever. His leadership and motivational skills built an amazing and unmatchable record.

Vin Scully is an American sportscaster and play-by-play announcer of Los Angeles Dodgers.

Victoria Beckham was a part of the former girl band ‘Spice Girls’ and is married to David Beckham.

Victor Hugo was a French poet, novelist and a leading figure of the Romantic Movement in France.

Travis Tritt is an American country music singer, songwriter and actor.

Tim Vine is an English stand-up comedian and author.

Sylvia Plath was a popular confessional poetry writer.

Swami Vivekananda was the chief disciple of Sri Ramakrishna, and was responsible for awakening India spiritually.

Stevie Ray Vaughan was an American guitarist, musician, singer and songwriter and the founding member of the band ‘Double Trouble’.

Stevie Nicks is singer-songwriter rated among the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time by Rolling Stone Magazine.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a spiritual leader and the founder of the ‘Art of Living Foundation’.

Slobodan Milosevic was the President of Serbia from 1989 to 1997 and President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 1997 to 2000.

Silvio Berlusconi was the longest serving post-war Prime Minister of Italy.

Sammy Davis, Jr. was a singer and dancer often billed as ‘the greatest living entertainer in the world’ during his heydays.

Saint Teresa of Avila was a 16th century Spanish Roman Catholic saint.

Rukmini Devi Arundale was an Indian classical dancer and theosophist.

Robertson Davies was one of the most illustrious playwrights, critics and professors of the 20th century.

Robert W. Service was a British-Canadian poet and writer of his time.

Randy Travis is an American country singer-songwriter and actor.

Raja Ravi Varma was a renowned Indian painter who greatly influenced the future generations of Indian painters.

Queen Victoria was the longest serving Queen of United Kingdom.

Primo Levi was an Italian chemist and a writer.

Pete Maravich was one of the greatest American professional basketball players.

Ovid was an ancient Roman poet famous for his masterpiece “Metamorphoses”.

Olivier Messiaen is a renowned French composer and organist.

Olivia Wilde is a famous American actress, model and producer.

Octavio Paz was a famous Mexican poet and diplomat who won Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990.

Octavia Butler was an acclaimed American science-fiction writer.

Nicol David is a Malaysian female professional squash player who became the first Asian to be ranked world number one in women’s squash.

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi was the Last Shah of Iran who introduced many reforms to foster economic developments in the country.

Milla Jovovich is an American actress, model and fashion designer.

Miljenko Jergović is a prolific writer hailing from Croatia, best known for his works such as 'Over the Frozen Bridge' and 'Mama Leone'.

Marvin Gaye was an American musician who revitalized the genre of R&B music.

Maksim Bahdanovič was a renowned poet, journalist, and translator.

Mahadev Govind Ranade was an Indian social reformer, a distinguished scholar and founding member of Indian National Congress.

M. Visvesvaraya was a famous Indian engineer whose birthday, 15th September, is celebrated as ‘Engineer’s Day’ in India.

Ludvig Puusepp was an Estonian surgeon and the world's first professor of neurosurgery.

Lincoln Davis is the former U.

Leonardo da Vinci was a legendary Florentine painter, polymath, sculptor, architect and musician.

Lenny Kravitz is an American songwriter, instrumentalist and actor.

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