Oliver

♂ Name Oliver – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Oliver

Oliver is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Oliver

There is no clear origin of the name Oliver. The name could be a Scandinavian one as a derivation of Olaf. It is as well a form of the Icelandic names Ólafur and Óleifr. But there is also an Old High German origin: Alfhari/Althir and a Latin one: olivarius.

Meaning of Oliver

Oliver means “olive tree” (from Latin “oliva”), “ancestor’s descendant” (from Olaf) or “warlike elf” (from Germanic “alf” = elf + “hari” = army/warrior).

Pronunciation of Oliver

Alternate spelling of Oliver

Olivier

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Name Statistic: Oliver is ranked #119 overall ↑ 1

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 95 ↑ 4
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 14 ↔ 0
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 105 ↔ 0
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 56 ↑ 2
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 339 ↓ -1
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 321 ↑ 15
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 43 ↓ -5
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 97 ↓ -3
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 10 ↑ 5
  • 🇫🇷 France: 664 ↓ -20
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 21 ↓ -1
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 65 ↑ 5
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 7750 ↓↓ -150
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 110 ↑ 4
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 22 ↓ -4
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 25 ↑ 5
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 227 ↓ -9
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 28 ↑ 2
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 67 ↓ -5

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