Olivier is a ♂ boy’s name.
Olivier is a French form of Oliver. There is no clear origin of the name Oliver. It could be a Scandinavian name as a derivation of Olaf. It is also 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.
Olivier means “olive tree” or “olive tree planter” (from Latin “oliva”), “ancestor’s descendant” (from Olaf) or “warlike elf” (from Old High German “alb” = elf + “heri” = army/warrior).
The name Olivier is ranked #1466 overall.
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Last updated: 6/7/2022
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