Olive: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Olive | Girls
Origin of the name Olive:
Evolution of the older and now unused Oliva, which was taken from the Latin oliva (a tree of the olive family). A branch from the olive tree has long been regarded as a symbol for peace.
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Olive gets left behind on the rush to Olivia. People barely notice this hidden gem of a name.
REALLY dislike this name...just don't see the appeal AT ALL!
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My daughter's name is Frances Olive. I LOVE her name. But we just found out we're having another girl and I wish I saved Olive for a first name.
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Ollie, Ol(l), Liv, Livie
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Blessed Olive of Palermo, Catholic martyr
Olive is the name of the daughter of actress Isla Fisher and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen
Olive Barrymore Kopelman, daughter of Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman.
Olive Fremstad, opera singer
Olive Thomas, American actress
Olive Osmond, matriarch of the Osmond family entertainers
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Olive Hoover, character in movie "Little Miss Sunshine"
Olive Oyl, comic strip character
Olive Snook, character in ABC's "Pushing Daisies"
Olive Rudge, character in the British TV series "On the Buses"
Olive Penderghast, protagonist in "Easy A"
Olive Doyle, character in The A.N.T Farm show on Disney
Global Popularity of the Name Olive
- #245 in Canada (British Columbia)
- #813 in United States