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Olivia Name Meaning

This name was first used in this spelling by William Shakespeare for a character in his comedy 'Twelfth Night' (1602).


Given Name Olivia

Gender: F 

Meaning of Olivia: "olive tree" 

Origin of Olivia: Latin

Olivia's Popularity in 2015: #2

What does Olivia mean?

First used by William Shakespeare for a character in Twelfth Night. It's a feminine form of Oliver, meaning "olive tree." Well-known Olivias: singer Olivia Newton-John; Olivia Pope in Scandal; the pig in the popular children's book series.

GENDER: Feminine

USAGE: English, Italian, Spanish, German, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish

PRONOUNCED: ə-LIV-ee-ə (English), o-LEE-vyah (Italian, Spanish), o-LEE-vee-ah (German), O-lee-vee-ah (Finnish)  

Spanish Meaning: The name Olivia is a Spanish baby name. In Spanish the meaning of the name Olivia is:Olive.

Swedish Meaning: The name Olivia is a Swedish baby name. In Swedish the meaning of the name Olivia is: Olive.

American Meaning: The name Olivia is an American baby name. In American the meaning of the name Olivia is: Olive.

Latin Meaning: The name Olivia is a Latin baby name. In Latin the meaning of the name Olivia is: Olive: symbol of peace.