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Ollie Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Ollie is of English origin.

The meaning of Ollie is "olive tree".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 2809  in baby name popularity for girls with 61 occurrences.  It ranked 1960 in popular baby names for boys with 73 occurrences. 

View the Ollie Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ollie has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ollie 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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Ollie is a diminutive (nickname) of Oliver, Olivia, Olive.

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

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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.