Oliver

Colors Related to this Name: Red

Qualities Related to this Name: Compassionate, Idealistic

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #52 in 2013 and #32 in 2014.

Famous People

Oliver Hudson (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Oliver Platt (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Oliver Hardy (Movie Actor), Oliver Cooper (Movie Actor), Oliver Robins (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Oliver Cheatham (Singer), Oliver Campbell (Tennis Player), Oliver Davis (TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Old French Olivier, by folk etymology derived from the Latin name Oliverius (written in Latin as: Oliverivs), but probably representing a Old High German form of Old Norse Óleifr ‎(“ancestral + relic”) (modern Olaf and Olof), or Proto-Germanic *ala- ‎(“all”) + *wēraz ‎(“true”) (modern Alvar, Álvaro). Name of a paladin of Charlemagne in medieval French romance.

Meaning(s):

-(Cockney rhyming slang) Drunk, pissed.

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In German

Meaning(s):

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In Swedish

Origin: From English Oliver.

Meaning(s):

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In Czech

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to Oliver.

In Danish

Origin: From English Oliver.

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In Estonian

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In Finnish

Origin: From English Oliver, in many cases via Swedish.

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In Norwegian

Origin: From English Oliver. Has also been interpreted as a combination of Ole and Iver. In regular use since the 18th century.

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In Old_French

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to English -) Oliver.

In Serbo-Croatian

Meaning(s):

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