Olivier

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Olivier mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Olivier

"Olivier" is a name of French origin, and it means "Olive Tree". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. English actor best know for his Shakespearean roles (1907-1989)
Wiktionary

olive +‎ -ier

  1. olive tree

Notable Persons Named Olivier

Olivier Giroud is a soccer player for the Arsenal F.C., Grenoble Foot 38, FC Istres, Tours FC, Montpellier HSC, and France national football team. Olivier was born on September 30th, 1986 in Chambéry, France.

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Olivier Martinez is an actor. He has been prominent since 1990. Olivier was born Olivier Martinez on January 12th, 1966 in Paris.

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Olivier Sarkozy is a banker. Olivier was given the name Pierre Olivier Sarkozy in 1969 in France.

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Oliver Heldens is a future house musician. He was most active from 2012 to present. Oliver was given the name Olivier Heldens on February 1st, 1995 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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Olivier was born on April 3rd, 1986.

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Olivier Assayas is a film director, screenwriter, and film critic. His most notable accomplishments were from 1977 to present. Olivier was born on January 25th, 1955 in Paris, France.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Olivier

Tony Oliver is a voice actor, director, script writer, and producer. He has been prominent since 1975. Tony was given the name Rafael Antonio Olivier on May 12th, 1958 in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

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Fernande was born in 1881. She died in 1966.

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Philip Olivier is an actor, model, and stage performer. He has had major accomplishments since 1995. Philip was given the name Philip Lee Borg-Olivier on June 4th, 1980 in Liverpool.

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Lucien was born in 1838. He breathed his last breath in 1883.

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Arthur C. Olivier is a Mayor and member of the Bellflower City Council. Arthur was born on August 24th, 1957 in Lynwood, California.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1924 5 0 5
1940 5 0 5
1955 6 0 6
1961 7 0 7
1963 5 0 5
1964 6 0 6
1966 5 0 5
1967 10 0 10
1968 5 0 5
1969 5 0 5
1970 9 0 9
1971 12 0 12
1972 7 0 7
1973 10 0 10
1974 10 0 10
1975 12 0 12
1976 10 0 10
1977 5 0 5
1978 13 0 13
1979 11 0 11
1980 16 0 16
1981 17 0 17
1982 21 5 16
1983 9 0 9
1984 11 0 11
1985 11 0 11
1986 10 0 10
1987 17 0 17
1988 13 0 13
1989 12 0 12
1990 15 0 15
1991 18 0 18
1992 29 0 29
1993 21 0 21
1994 24 0 24
1995 17 0 17
1996 22 0 22
1997 23 0 23
1998 25 0 25
1999 28 0 28
2000 33 0 33
2001 30 0 30
2002 31 0 31
2003 33 0 33
2004 44 0 44
2005 50 0 50
2006 71 0 71
2007 60 0 60
2008 73 0 73
2009 66 0 66
2010 58 0 58
2011 78 0 78
2012 67 0 67
2013 68 0 68
2014 66 0 66
2015 77 0 77
2016 72 0 72
2017 50 0 50

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Popularity of Olivier as a first name

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Popularity of Olivier as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Olivier U.S.
  White 67.25% 64.26%
  African American 22.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.30% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Olivier

People with the last name Olivier are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Olivier

  • How Popular is the name Olivier? Olivier is the 7,985th most popular name of all time. As a last name Olivier was the 5,438th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Olivier have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,544 babies born with the first name Olivier in the United States. That's more than enough people named Olivier to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Olivier? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1924 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Olivier first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Olivier is Wednesday, June 7th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Olivier born? The highest recorded use of the first name Olivier was in 2011 with a total of 78 babies.
  • Random Olivier Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Olivier is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Olivier: Your name in reverse order is Reivilo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Leovrii. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Olivier? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,400 people with the last name Olivier.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Olivier? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Olivier 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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