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Name Group Oliver

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Group info:
Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin:from the Old French form of a Germanic two-element name, brought to England by the Normans
 the spelling was influenced by the Latin word oliva
 in the medieval French epic La Chanson de Roland (The Song of Roland, around 1000 AD) Oliver is a friend of Roland
Words:alf = the elf  Old High German
 heri = the army, the warrior  Old High German
 oliva = the olive, the olive tree  Latin
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:1:Oliver Canada/BC 2015,  13:Óliver Iceland 2014,  20:Olivér Hungary 2013,  20:Oliwier Warsaw 2013,  25:Olivier France 2011,  27:Ólíver Iceland 2003 to 2007,  42:Ollie Scotland 2015,  86:Olly Scotland 2012
Somehow related to:Olivia, Olve
Name variants:

All variants, grouped by language of use

LanguageFemale VariantsMale Variants
German Oliver
Italian Oliviero
French Olivier
English Oli, Oliver, Ollie, Olly
Polish Oliwier
Hungarian Olivér
Old High German Alfheri
Icelandic Óliver, Ólíver
Old French Olivier
Name variants:

12 male name variants, sorted by name and gender

NameLanguages of Use
AlfheriOld High German
OliEnglish
OliverGerman, English
OlivérHungarian
ÓliverIcelandic
ÓlíverIcelandic
OlivierOld French
OlivierFrench
OlivieroItalian
OliwierPolish
OllieEnglish
OllyEnglish