Olin

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Olin

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Alt. Meaning

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

I is for innovator, always improving

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

Notable Persons Named Olin

Olin Howland was an actor. He was most active from 1918 to 1958. Olin was born on February 10th, 1886 in Denver, Colorado, USA. He breathed his last breath on September 20th, 1959.

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Olin Kreutz is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to 2011. Olin was born on June 9th, 1977 in Honolulu.

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Olin was born on February 15th, 1915 in Georgia, United States. He died on March 7th, 1986.

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Olin DeWitt Talmadge Johnston was a Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from Spartanburg County, Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from Anderson County, Member of theSouth Carolina House of RepresentativesfromSpartanburg County, and Member of the South . His military service ended in 1919. Olin was born on November 18th, 1896 in Near Honea Path, South Carolina. He left this life on April 18th, 1965.

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Olin Browne is a golf player.

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Olin Dutra is a golf player.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Olin

Lena Olin is an actress. She has been prominent since 1976. Lena was given the name Lena Maria Jonna Olin on March 22nd, 1955 in Stockholm.

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He has been prominent since 1976. Ken was given the name Kenneth Edward Olin on July 30th, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Steve Olin was a baseball player. Steve was born on October 4th, 1965 in Portland, Oregon. He passed away on March 22nd, 1993.

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Franklin W. Olin was a professional baseball player, businessman, and philanthropist. Franklin was born on January 9th, 1860 in Woodford, Vermont. He left this life on May 21st, 1951.

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John M. Olin was a businessman, philanthropist, conservationist, inventor, and racehorse owner/breeder. John was born as the child of Franklin W. Olin on November 10th, 1892 in Alton, Illinois. He breathed his last breath on September 8th, 1982.

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Laurie Olin is an architect.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 11 0 11
1881 12 0 12
1882 11 0 11
1883 18 0 18
1884 22 0 22
1885 18 0 18
1886 9 0 9
1887 14 0 14
1888 19 0 19
1889 18 0 18
1890 15 0 15
1891 16 0 16
1892 33 0 33
1893 18 0 18
1894 17 0 17
1895 19 0 19
1896 26 0 26
1897 23 0 23
1898 30 0 30
1899 18 0 18
1900 25 0 25
1901 18 0 18
1902 25 0 25
1903 34 0 34
1904 19 0 19
1905 25 0 25
1906 26 0 26
1907 28 0 28
1908 32 0 32
1909 34 0 34
1910 47 0 47
1911 36 0 36
1912 80 0 80
1913 108 0 108
1914 109 0 109
1915 152 0 152
1916 164 0 164
1917 146 0 146
1918 175 0 175
1919 166 0 166
1920 188 0 188
1921 197 0 197
1922 184 0 184
1923 169 0 169
1924 146 0 146
1925 140 0 140
1926 131 5 126
1927 132 0 132
1928 119 0 119
1929 134 0 134
1930 155 0 155
1931 127 0 127
1932 114 0 114
1933 108 0 108
1934 186 0 186
1935 177 0 177
1936 165 0 165
1937 139 0 139
1938 137 0 137
1939 122 0 122
1940 94 0 94
1941 108 0 108
1942 98 0 98
1943 112 0 112
1944 86 0 86
1945 79 0 79
1946 88 0 88
1947 119 0 119
1948 77 0 77
1949 77 0 77
1950 72 0 72
1951 76 0 76
1952 83 0 83
1953 93 0 93
1954 71 0 71
1955 82 0 82
1956 66 0 66
1957 64 0 64
1958 62 0 62
1959 61 0 61
1960 55 0 55
1961 60 0 60
1962 76 0 76
1963 42 0 42
1964 59 0 59
1965 42 0 42
1966 49 0 49
1967 38 0 38
1968 49 0 49
1969 51 0 51
1970 47 0 47
1971 44 0 44
1972 38 0 38
1973 34 0 34
1974 27 0 27
1975 42 0 42
1976 30 0 30
1977 41 0 41
1978 52 0 52
1979 36 0 36
1980 40 0 40
1981 31 0 31
1982 34 0 34
1983 41 0 41
1984 30 0 30
1985 27 0 27
1986 32 0 32
1987 43 0 43
1988 30 0 30
1989 31 0 31
1990 28 0 28
1991 19 0 19
1992 28 0 28
1993 29 0 29
1994 28 0 28
1995 32 0 32
1996 23 0 23
1997 33 0 33
1998 29 0 29
1999 28 0 28
2000 31 0 31
2001 42 0 42
2002 38 0 38
2003 38 0 38
2004 51 0 51
2005 54 0 54
2006 57 0 57
2007 67 0 67
2008 57 0 57
2009 70 0 70
2010 73 0 73
2011 81 0 81
2012 81 0 81
2013 64 0 64
2014 85 0 85
2015 107 0 107
2016 94 0 94
2017 99 0 99

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Olin as a first name

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Popularity of Olin as a last name

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Common last names for Olin

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Thompson
  • Taylor
  • White
  • Wilson
  • Martin
  • Clark
  • Lewis
  • Collins
  • Hill

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Olin U.S.
  White 88.85% 64.26%
  African American 2.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Olin

People with the last name Olin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Olin

  • How Popular is the name Olin? Olin is the 2,639th most popular name of all time. As a last name Olin was the 7,950th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Olin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,171 babies born with the first name Olin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Olin to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Olin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Olin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Olin is Thursday, October 8th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Olin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Olin was in 1921 with a total of 197 babies.
  • Random Olin Factoid: According to the 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Olin ranks 49th in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 84 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1934.
  • Weird things about the name Olin: Your name in reverse order is Nilo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nlio. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Olin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,163 people with the last name Olin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Olin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Olin as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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