Origin of the name Olivia
Olivia is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Olivia are in general originating from France, Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Olivia across the world, see Oliver.
Name meaning of Olivia
- Elf army
- Peace - of the olive tree
- Name Number: 5
- Interpretation: Motion, Change, Freedom, Diversity, Liberty, Choice, Interest, Search, Risk, Danger, Fear
History and Related Information
English: Latinate name, first used by Shakespeare as the name of the rich heiress wooed by the duke in Twelfth Night (1599). Shakespeare may have taken it as a feminine form of Oliver or he may have derived it from Latin oliva olive; it may also have been influenced by the medieval female given name Oliva, although this had dropped out of use by the 16th century.
Popularity of the given name
The name Olivia is ranked on the 464ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 635000 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.02% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Olivia has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
Name Day Calendar
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