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377k
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since 1880

Olivia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Elf Army
  • #175 All Time
  • #2 in 2014
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2k Oliva (English)

How popular is the name "Olivia" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188044440
188151510
188252520
188346460
188454540
188559590
188672720
188769690
188871710
18891001000
189085850
189166660
18921011010
18931071070
18941271270
18951171170
18961141140
18971311310
18981411410
18991101100
19001671670
19011261260
19021301300
19031301300
19041571570
19051531530
19061811810
19071711710
19081811810
19091791790
19102112110
19111911910
19122852850
19132872870
19143403400
19153723720
19164464460
19174764760
19184664660
19194714710
19205235230
19215025020
19225355350
19235355287
19245075016
19255325275
19264664660
19274994990
19284424420
19294654587
19304114038
19313873807
19323993990
19333743695
19343593590
19353713656
19363813810
19373983935
19384464460
19394294290
19405405400
19415935876
19427487426
19436946940
19447347295
19456216210
19467287280
19478578570
19488488480
19498548540
19507697690
19516676670
19526926920
19536196190
19546476470
19556076070
19565435376
19575195190
19585575570
19594914910
19604844840
19614354350
19624284280
19634514510
19644264260
19654424420
19663343340
19673453450
19683253250
19693483480
19703513510
19713353350
19723483480
19733583580
19745115065
19751,0561,0479
19761,2441,2386
19771,1111,1047
19781,3141,3095
19791,2581,2526
19801,1221,1175
19811,0301,0237
19821,1251,1250
19831,0861,0860
19841,1671,1607
19851,0201,0200
19861,2361,2297
19871,7051,69411
19882,1452,1369
19892,4632,43330
19904,6374,62215#72 girl name
19915,6065,5979#61 girl name
19925,8165,80214#58 girl name
19936,3476,3407#50 girl name
19946,4426,43210#50 girl name
19957,6367,62412#39 girl name
19968,1348,12212#34 girl name
19979,4889,47612#27 girl name
199810,62610,61016#21 girl name
199911,27111,25318#20 girl name
200012,85812,8526#16 girl name
200113,98513,97411#10 girl name
200214,64514,62817#10 girl name
200316,16416,14222#5 girl name
200416,17416,10173#4 girl name
200515,71315,69023#5 girl name
200615,50615,48917#7 girl name
200716,58716,57017#7 girl name
200817,10017,06931#4 girl name
200917,43817,42018#3 girl name
201017,04017,01228#4 girl name
201117,31117,29417#4 girl name
201217,29517,27718#4 girl name
201318,39018,36624#3 girl name
201419,69619,67422#2 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Olivia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 377,034 babies born with the name Olivia in the United States. That's more than enough Olivias to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 44 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Olivia" was in 2014 with a total of 19,674 babies. (That's a lot of baby Olivias)

According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Olivia" ranks #48 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 83 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of 6,347 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Olivia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Olivia as well as things modernly associated with the name Olivia such as celebrities named Olivia.

English

Origin and Meaning of Olivia

The name "Olivia" is of English origin, and it means "Elf Army". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde is an actress, producer, and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Olivia was born in 1984 as Olivia Jane Cockburn in New York City, U.S.

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Olivia Munn

Olivia Munn is an actress, model, and presenter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Olivia was born in 1982 as Lisa Olivia Munn in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

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Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John is a singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur specializing in pop, country, and soft rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1963 to present. Olivia was born in 1948 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

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Olivia Thirlby

Olivia Thirlby is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Olivia was born in 1986 as Olivia J. Thirlby in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Olivia Williams

Olivia Williams is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Olivia was born in 1968 as Olivia Haigh Williams in Camden Town, London, England.

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Olivia de Havilland

Olivia de Havilland is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1935 to 2009. Olivia was born in 1916 as Olivia Mary de Havilland in Tokyo, Japan.

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Alternative Meanings

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

L is for love, your love of life!

I is for interest, you show in others.

V is for vitality, your lust for living.

I is for interest, you show in others.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Aivilo". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Vlioia". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Olivia born Oct 4, 1939

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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