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Origin & Meaning

The name Alivia is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Alivia is "olive tree".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "elf army".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 214  in baby name popularity for girls with 1579 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Alivia Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Alivia has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Alivia to other names.


Coined by Shakespeare, the character Olivia appeared in his play "Twelfth Night" (1599). Shakespeare may have derived the name from the olive tree, a feminine form of Oliver, or the medieval form of the name.


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Related Names

Alivia is a variant spelling of Olivia.

Alivia has the diminutives (nicknames) Livvy, Lyvia, Oli, Ollie.

Other Tidbits

Alivia falls into the tree name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Alivia Thompson.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Alivia in American Sign Language?

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Just for fun, see the name Alivia in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.