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Ollie

First Name
57k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ollie

"Ollie" is a name of English origin, and it means "Elf army". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Wiktionary

From Germanic, from Latin olivarius (“olive tree”) (from oliva (“olive”)), and from Welsh.

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Oliver.
  2. A diminutive of the female given names Olivia, Olive and Olwen.

Ollie was also found in the following language(s): Dutch

Notable Persons Named Ollie

Jean Shepard is a country music and honky-tonk singer-songwriter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to 1952. Jean was given the name Ollie Imogene Shepard on November 21st, 1933.

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Ollie Locke is a television personality. His most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Ollie was given the name Oliver Locke on October 21st, 1987 in Southampton, Hampshire England, UK.

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Ollie Riedel is a neue deutsche härte musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to present. Ollie was given the name Oliver Riedel on April 11th, 1971 in Schwerin.

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Ollie Johnston was an animator and animation. His career lasted from 1935 to 1978. Ollie was given the name Oliver Martin Johnston, Jr. on October 31st, 1912 in Palo Alto, California, U.S. Ollie is also known as Oliver M. Johnston, Jr., and Oliver Johnston. He passed away on April 14th, 2008.

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Ali-Ollie Woodson was a rhythm, blues, pop music, and soul music singer, songwriter, keyboardist, and singing. He plays Keyboard instrument, Piano, and Vocals. He was most active from 1970 to 1970. Ali-Ollie was given the name Ollie Creggett on September 12th, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. He breathed his last breath on May 30th, 2010.

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Ollie Halsall was a pop music and rock music musician. He plays Guitar and Vibraphone. His career lasted from 1966 to 1992. Ollie was given the name Peter John Halsall on March 14th, 1949 in Southport. Ollie is also known as Ollie. He breathed his last breath on May 29th, 1992.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ollie

Kevin Ollie is a basketball player for the Connecticut Huskies, Connecticut Pride, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia 76ers, Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings, Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers, and Connecticut Huskies men's basketball in the American Athletic Conference. He was most active from 1995 to 2010. Kevin was born on December 27th, 1972 in Dallas.

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C. Arthur Ollie is a Member of the Iowa House of Representatives and Member of theIowa House of Representatives. C. was born on September 19th, 1941 in New York Mills, Minnesota, United States.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 246 183 63
1881 214 169 45
1882 296 218 78
1883 310 249 61
1884 356 275 81
1885 382 305 77 #98 girl name
1886 399 318 81
1887 406 338 68 #96 girl name
1888 487 411 76 #96 girl name
1889 442 366 76
1890 479 392 87
1891 472 376 96
1892 556 441 115
1893 558 459 99
1894 532 452 80
1895 536 446 90
1896 502 409 93
1897 547 455 92
1898 547 459 88
1899 461 383 78
1900 694 585 109
1901 543 462 81
1902 538 428 110
1903 539 460 79
1904 556 456 100
1905 585 486 99
1906 553 458 95
1907 558 462 96
1908 531 447 84
1909 580 481 99
1910 652 538 114
1911 630 521 109
1912 811 644 167
1913 894 669 225
1914 997 765 232
1915 1,143 855 288
1916 1,220 925 295
1917 1,206 911 295
1918 1,292 956 336
1919 1,344 975 369
1920 1,242 950 292
1921 1,203 912 291
1922 1,178 915 263
1923 1,122 830 292
1924 1,143 851 292
1925 1,137 824 313
1926 1,094 779 315
1927 1,064 779 285
1928 1,021 753 268
1929 930 681 249
1930 923 663 260
1931 798 552 246
1932 834 606 228
1933 791 573 218
1934 775 591 184
1935 731 529 202
1936 683 483 200
1937 673 457 216
1938 644 449 195
1939 586 416 170
1940 621 423 198
1941 596 433 163
1942 644 407 237
1943 617 416 201
1944 601 406 195
1945 529 355 174
1946 521 327 194
1947 510 340 170
1948 527 352 175
1949 507 314 193
1950 468 305 163
1951 434 288 146
1952 390 240 150
1953 354 212 142
1954 340 204 136
1955 352 207 145
1956 313 182 131
1957 273 169 104
1958 271 144 127
1959 252 143 109
1960 262 144 118
1961 220 113 107
1962 204 99 105
1963 168 86 82
1964 165 71 94
1965 128 61 67
1966 128 48 80
1967 147 60 87
1968 117 43 74
1969 90 34 56
1970 107 38 69
1971 106 35 71
1972 114 40 74
1973 88 33 55
1974 73 24 49
1975 82 26 56
1976 76 33 43
1977 57 16 41
1978 70 27 43
1979 63 27 36
1980 63 18 45
1981 59 18 41
1982 49 13 36
1983 56 17 39
1984 41 16 25
1985 49 14 35
1986 43 18 25
1987 52 17 35
1988 38 14 24
1989 41 7 34
1990 51 9 42
1991 23 6 17
1992 34 11 23
1993 48 14 34
1994 39 10 29
1995 38 13 25
1996 30 11 19
1997 18 8 10
1998 35 15 20
1999 21 7 14
2000 33 12 21
2001 30 10 20
2002 34 12 22
2003 32 10 22
2004 27 10 17
2005 35 8 27
2006 36 18 18
2007 46 21 25
2008 76 27 49
2009 67 26 41
2010 77 24 53
2011 76 33 43
2012 91 31 60
2013 111 47 64
2014 135 61 74
2015 178 56 122
2016 167 66 101

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Popularity of Ollie as a first name

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Popularity of Ollie as a last name

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Common last names for Ollie

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  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Miller
  • Thomas
  • Harris
  • Taylor
  • White
  • Walker
  • Hall
  • Lewis
  • Thompson
  • Anderson

Common first names for Ollie

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ollie U.S.
  White 20.43% 64.26%
  African American 73.95% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ollie

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ollie

  • How Popular is the name Ollie? Ollie is the 912th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ollie was the 21,583rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ollie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 56,830 babies born with the first name Ollie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ollie to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ollie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 246 new born babies.
  • When was Ollie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ollie is Saturday, October 8th, 1808.
  • What year had the most people named Ollie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ollie was in 1919 with a total of 975 babies.
  • Random Ollie Factoid: According to the 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ollie ranks 79th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 14 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1911.
  • Weird things about the name Ollie: Your name in reverse order is Eillo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oleli. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ollie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,209 people with the last name Ollie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ollie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ollie as their last name since less than 1 person in 244k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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