Olivier - boys name

Olivier name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 89%

Olivier name meaning:

The name Olivier is of French origin and is derived from the Latin name Oliverus, which itself comes from the word "oliva" meaning "olive tree". In French, the name Olivier translates to "olive tree" or "olive branch". The olive tree has significant symbolism in various cultures and is often associated with peace, wisdom, and fruitfulness.

People named Olivier are often described as intelligent, creative, and intuitive individuals. They possess a strong sense of justice and fairness and are known for their ability to bring harmony and balance to any situation. They are natural leaders and have a knack for inspiring others. Oliviers tend to be charismatic and have a magnetic personality that draws people towards them.

In addition, the name Olivier is also associated with literary and artistic figures such as the French playwright Olivier Py and the British actor Laurence Olivier. Overall, the name Olivier carries a rich historical and cultural significance, representing qualities such as peace, wisdom, and leadership.

Origin: French

From the olive tree.

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Overall UK ranking: 526 out of 4789

74 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (353)

Historical popularity of Olivier

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