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Olivia

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2k Oliva (English)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 44 44 0
1881 51 51 0
1882 52 52 0
1883 46 46 0
1884 54 54 0
1885 59 59 0
1886 72 72 0
1887 69 69 0
1888 71 71 0
1889 100 100 0
1890 85 85 0
1891 66 66 0
1892 101 101 0
1893 107 107 0
1894 127 127 0
1895 117 117 0
1896 114 114 0
1897 131 131 0
1898 141 141 0
1899 110 110 0
1900 167 167 0
1901 126 126 0
1902 130 130 0
1903 130 130 0
1904 157 157 0
1905 153 153 0
1906 181 181 0
1907 171 171 0
1908 181 181 0
1909 179 179 0
1910 211 211 0
1911 191 191 0
1912 285 285 0
1913 287 287 0
1914 340 340 0
1915 372 372 0
1916 446 446 0
1917 476 476 0
1918 466 466 0
1919 471 471 0
1920 523 523 0
1921 502 502 0
1922 536 536 0
1923 535 528 7
1924 507 501 6
1925 532 527 5
1926 466 466 0
1927 499 499 0
1928 442 442 0
1929 465 458 7
1930 410 402 8
1931 387 380 7
1932 399 399 0
1933 374 369 5
1934 359 359 0
1935 371 365 6
1936 381 381 0
1937 398 393 5
1938 446 446 0
1939 429 429 0
1940 540 540 0
1941 593 587 6
1942 748 742 6
1943 694 694 0
1944 734 729 5
1945 621 621 0
1946 728 728 0
1947 857 857 0
1948 848 848 0
1949 854 854 0
1950 769 769 0
1951 666 666 0
1952 692 692 0
1953 620 620 0
1954 646 646 0
1955 606 606 0
1956 544 538 6
1957 518 518 0
1958 557 557 0
1959 492 492 0
1960 484 484 0
1961 435 435 0
1962 428 428 0
1963 451 451 0
1964 425 425 0
1965 442 442 0
1966 334 334 0
1967 345 345 0
1968 325 325 0
1969 348 348 0
1970 352 352 0
1971 336 336 0
1972 348 348 0
1973 358 358 0
1974 511 506 5
1975 1,057 1,048 9
1976 1,243 1,237 6
1977 1,111 1,104 7
1978 1,315 1,310 5
1979 1,258 1,252 6
1980 1,122 1,117 5
1981 1,030 1,023 7
1982 1,125 1,125 0
1983 1,085 1,085 0
1984 1,169 1,162 7
1985 1,020 1,020 0
1986 1,236 1,229 7
1987 1,706 1,695 11
1988 2,146 2,137 9
1989 2,464 2,434 30
1990 4,638 4,623 15 #72 girl name
1991 5,606 5,597 9 #61 girl name
1992 5,817 5,803 14 #58 girl name
1993 6,346 6,339 7 #50 girl name
1994 6,442 6,432 10 #50 girl name
1995 7,636 7,624 12 #39 girl name
1996 8,134 8,122 12 #34 girl name
1997 9,488 9,476 12 #27 girl name
1998 10,626 10,610 16 #21 girl name
1999 11,271 11,253 18 #20 girl name
2000 12,858 12,852 6 #16 girl name
2001 13,986 13,975 11 #10 girl name
2002 14,645 14,628 17 #10 girl name
2003 16,165 16,143 22 #5 girl name
2004 16,174 16,101 73 #4 girl name
2005 15,714 15,691 23 #5 girl name
2006 15,508 15,491 17 #7 girl name
2007 16,590 16,573 17 #7 girl name
2008 17,103 17,072 31 #4 girl name
2009 17,443 17,425 18 #3 girl name
2010 17,045 17,017 28 #4 girl name
2011 17,322 17,305 17 #4 girl name
2012 17,314 17,296 18 #4 girl name
2013 18,421 18,397 24 #3 girl name
2014 19,783 19,761 22 #2 girl name
2015 19,561 19,553 8 #2 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Olivia baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 396,770 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 19,761 babies. (That's a lot of baby Olivias)

According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Olivia" ranks #54 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 293 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of 5,606 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.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Olivia

Olivia Cooke
Olivia Holt
Olivia Pope
Olivia Washington
Olivia Pierson
Olivia Culpo
Olivia Macaron
Olivia Newton John
Olivia Palermo

Alternative Meanings

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

V is for valor, your strength.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

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

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Past life for Olivia born Jan 26, 1924

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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 Sumatra approximately on 1000. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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