Olivia Name Meaning

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Olivia meaning

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Olivia

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Meaning of Olivia
Olive Tree
Origin of name Olivia
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More About American Name : Olivia

  • The girl's name Olivia is of Latin origin, feminine form of Oliver and its meaning is "olive tree". Coined by Shakespeare, as in the play "Twelfth Night" (1599) Olivia is a noblewoman who is wooed by Duke Orsino but instead falls in love with his messenger Cesario. Biblical: the olive tree is a symbol of fruitfulness, beauty, and dignity.

    Olivia was the fifth most popular name for girls in the US in 2005, and the third most popular name for girls in the UK in 2007.

  • Name is an elaboration of Olive (olive tree).

  • Recorded in many spelling forms including Oliva, Olivares, Olives, Oliveras, Olivera, Oliveres, and the locational D'Olivera and De Olivera, this is a southern European surname, and most strongly associated with Spain and the Iberian Peninsula. Like the s

  • Olivia was the fifth most popular name for girls in the US and the third most popular name for girls in the UK.

Famous Name Olivia

  • Olivia Havilland

    is a two-time Academy Award-winning actress. She is the sister of actress Joan Fontaine, also an Academy Award winner.De Havilland was born in Tokyo, Japan. Her mother, Lilian Augusta Ruse (1886-1975), was an actress known by her stage name Lilian Fontaine, and her father, Walter Augustus de Havilland (1872-1968), was a British patent attorney with a practice in Japan. Her parents married in 1914 and divorced when Olivia was three. Her younger sister is actress Joan Fontaine (b. 1917), from whom she has been estranged for many decades, not speaking at all since 1975. Her paternal cousin is Sir Geoffrey de Havilland.

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Variant Baby Names of Olivia:

Liv, Liva, Livia, Livvie, Livvy, Olia, Oliff, Oliffe, Oliva, Olive, Oliveea, Olivet, OliAlivia, Liv, Liva

Rhyming Names of Olivia: 

Olivia Name also appears in following Origin(s): Biblical, Finnish

Olivia also appears in following countries/origins/languages: Australian, British, Chinese, Danish, Dutch

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  • What does the name Olivia mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Olive Tree in American. Olivia also named in Australian, British, Chinese, Danish, Dutch for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Olivia. What does the name Olivia mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Olivia. History of name and famous personality with Olivia will help to update our database and other website users.

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    Olivia Nobs

    is a Swiss snowboarder. Nobs captured the silver medal in snowboard cross at the FIS Snowboarding World Championships 2009 in South Korea.

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