Olive name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Latin
Usage: English, French, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: ah-liv
Meaning: Kind One, Olive Tree, Peace and The Olive
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What does Olive mean?

Outstanding and Ever lasting unisex name Olive means "Kind One, The Olive Tree, Peace or The Olive" has its origin in Latin language is mostly used in French, Swedish, English, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish.

Olive is a form of renowned and perennial Olivia. Olivia is effeminate variation of Oliver. Olivia is Latin equivalent of Oliver or else frommedievalOliva which wborne by Saint Oliva who wmartyred under Hadrian.

Renowned and Evergreen Olivia is originated from Latin, English and Italian, Olivia means "Olive Tree, Elf Army and The Olive". Olive is a version of dominant and perennial Oliva. Oliva is variant form of unfading and illustrous Olivia.

Oliva is feminine variant of Ola. Oliva is equivalent of Olivia in Italian language. Desirable and Perpetual Latin Oliva, meaning of Oliva is "The Olive, Symbol of Peace and The Olive Tree".

It is celebrated on March 5th.

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How do I pronounce Olive?

The two syllabled name Olive is pronounced, ah-liv. awl-iv is another way(s) to say the name.

Variants of Olive

Ollive, Olivia, Oliva, Alivah, Nola, Livia, Oliviagrace, Oliv

Nicknames for Olive

Promising nicknames for the child named Olive include:

Names that rhyme with Olive

How popular is the name Olive?

Olive is a popular in United States where over 55807 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. Currently the moniker is on a rise, in 1893, it ranked 82nd when 1654 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

Additionally, the given name has been in the top 100 baby names 24 times A common name in England and Wales having over 2887 recievers in 23 years of usage. Recently peaked at the charts, the moniker grabbed the 120th spot and 457 baby girls were given the name.

Also, Olive is a common name in Ireland given to over 1477 babies in 52 years. When at its peak in 1975, it ranked 34th when 239 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

Olive is a familiar baby name in France, it has been in use since 1900 and was able to reach the top 300 names. In 1914, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 228 on girl names chart when 67 babies were given the name Olive.

There are over 2018 babies that have been given the name Olive in France. Also, in New South Wales, in just 7 years, it has made it to the top 100 names.

Recently in 2019, 91 babies were given Olive and it reached its peak ranking, 76 on girl names chart. There are over 574 babies that have been given the name Olive in New South Wales.

Also, in Queensland, in just 5 years, it has made it to the top 100 names. Recently in 2019, 64 babies were given Olive and it reached its peak ranking, 79 on girl names chart.

Over 285 people have been named Olive in Queensland. Also, in Victoria, in just 9 years, it has made it to the top 100 names. In 2013, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 67 on girl names chart when 79 babies were given the name Olive.

Over 581 people have been named Olive in Victoria.

Olive is a unique baby name in Western Australia, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 100 names.

Recently in 2019, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 45 on girl names chart when 41 babies were named Olive. The given name is an uncommon baby name in Belgium where it is still in use.

Olive is a rare baby name in Western Australia where it is still in use. But Olive is a popular baby name in Rwanda where every 1 in 400 have the name as well as in, England, DR Congo, Malawi, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Chad, Philippines, Jamaica, Kenya and Uganda.

According to our findings, at least 210000 people have been bestowed Olive around the globe.

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Here's what numbers has to say about Olive

You are compassionate and always put other people's needs before yours. You are often seen as the wise weirdo who doesn't talk much. Instead of living inside a box and enjoying your comfort zone, you prefer challenging yourself. You want to heal on your own. That's good for your pride but not for the soul. You always see the good in everything and everyone. You are attracted to everything that can make this world a better place to live in.

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  •  Grecia - Widespread girl name Grecia is specifically used in English, Grecia means "Form of Grace or Graceful" came from Latin
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Famous people named Olive

  • Olive Little, Listed at 5' 3", 135 lb
  • Olive Dame Campbell, American folklorist
  • Olive Wyon, Dr
  • Olive Fremstad, stage name of Anna Olivia Rundquist
  • Olive Gibbs, British Labour politician and anti-nuclear weapons campaigner
  • Olive Ann Burns, American writer
  • Olive Lembe di Sita, First Lady of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Olive Higgins Prouty, American novelist and poet, best
  • Olive Pink, Australian botanical illustrator, anthropologist
  • Olive Smith-Dorrien,
  • Olive Hazlett, American mathematician
  • Olive Beaupré Miller, American writer
  • Olive Tilford Dargan, writer and a poet
  • Olive Dennis, engineer whose design innovations changed the nature of railway travel
  • Olive Diefenbaker, second wife of John Diefenbaker
  • Olive Thomas, American silent-film actress and model
  • Olive Osmond, matriarch of the American Osmond singing family
  • Olive Oatman, woman
  • Olive Custance, British poet and wife of Lord Alfred Douglas
  • Olive, trip hop group from London, England
  • Olive Senior,
  • Olive Carey, American film and television actress
  • Olive Lillian Irvine, Canadian teacher and politician
  • Olive Zakharov, Australian politician
  • Olive Borden, American film and stage actress
  • Olive Deering, American actress of film, television
  • Olive Rush, illustrator, muralist
  • Olive Risley Seward, writer and the adopted daughter of William Henry Seward
  • Olive Logan, American actress and author
  • Olive Schreiner, South African author
  • Olive Loughnane, Irish retired racewalker
  • Olive Ann Beech, American aerospace businesswoman
  • Olive Tell, stage and screen actress from New York City
  • Olive Lewin, Jamaican author, social anthropologist
  • Olive Mess, progressive rock band
  • Olive Crane, Canadian politician and social worker
  • Olive Milbourn in The Shape of Things to Come as Actress
  • Olivera Viktorovic in Coriolanus as Actress
  • Olive Blakeney in That Uncertain Feeling as Actress
  • In 1919, Olive Ann Alcorn played the role of N in drama movie For a Woman's Honor.
  • Olive Bell characterized main role of Landlady in 1920 drama, sport film The Way of the World.
  • Olive Del Mar, from 1937 music film Song in Soho, who portrayed N.
  • In 1926, Olive Hasbrouck characterized the role of Olive Monroe in action and adventure movie A Regular Scout.
  • Olive Mix portrayed the main character of Olga Kilday in 1917 drama flick The Single Code.
  • Olive Richardson, from 1917 drama movie My Lady's Dress, who portrayed the N.
  • Olive Sloane characterized leading character of Elizabeth Tuter in 1925 romance movie Money Isn't Everything.
  • Olive Trevor, from 1919 comedy movie Taxi, who played the Eileen Millyuns.
  • In 1918 drama flick, The Silent Mystery, Olive Valerie characterized N.
  • Olive White played minor character of Ada's Aunt in 1916 biography and comedy film David Garrick.
  • In 1910, Olive Wilton characterized the role of Violet Enderby in drama movie The Squatter's Daughter.
  • In 1915, Olive Wyndham played the role of Dulcina in drama flick Fighting Bob.
  • Olive Young, from 1927 flick Langnu Qiongtu, who portrayed N.

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