Olive name popularity, meaning and originName Popularity: 99%
Olive name meaning:
Unsurprisingly, the name Olive relates to the tree of the same name. Hugely historically and culturally important throughout the Mediterranean region the olive tree is known for its little fruits (olives) and oil. However, it is not the fruit that the name refers to.
Olive branches have traditionally been offered as a symbol of peace. The latin word 'oliva' relates to peace and so the tree is named thus.
Related namesOlive , Livvy , Oliva, Ollie
Overall UK ranking: 74 out of 5581
691 recorded births last year
Change in rank
- Scotland (153)
Ranking for this name in various UK regions
Historical popularity of Olive
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