Oliver - Meaning Of Oliver, What Does Oliver Mean?

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Oliver Meaning


What does Oliver mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Oliver is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Oliver is "olive tree".  

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

Oliver is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced O-li-ver.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 32 in baby name popularity for boys with 9365 occurrences.  It ranked 8773 in popular baby names for girls with 13 occurrences. 

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

Oliver is a form of the name Olivier.

The name Olivier is a form of Oliver.

Oliver has the diminutives (nicknames) Oli, Ollie.

Oliver falls into the name categories classic, song, tree.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Oliver Cromwell.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Oliver in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Oliver in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Oliver Numerology page.

Oliver Numerology
Oliver in Hieroglyhics
Oliver in Nautical Flags
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.

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