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Name Oliver

Origin:From Old High German words for elf and army, warriorTools:

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About the name Oliver in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English
Diminutives:Ollie, Olly
Short forms:Oli
Topics:Asteroid 2177 Oliver
US 2016 rank:#12     ... 10:Ethan, 11:Alexander, 12:Oliver, 13:Daniel, 14:Lucas ...     Full US 2016 list
Similarly written:Olivér, Óliver, Ólíver, Olive, Olivera, Olivers, Olivet, Olivier, Clive, Iver     Details
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About Oliver, the group of names with the same origin as Oliver

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,  4:Olivers Latvia 2016,  6:Óliver Iceland 2015,  17:Olivér Hungary 2016,  20:Oliwier Warsaw 2013,  25:Olivier France 2011,  27:Ólíver Iceland 2003 to 2007,  38:Ollie Scotland 2016,  86:Olly Scotland 2012
Somehow related to:Olivia, Olve
Old/original forms:Alfheri Old High German, Olivier Old French
Name variants:Oli, Oliver, Olivér, Óliver, Ólíver, Olivers, Olivier, Oliviero, Oliwier, Ollie, Olly   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Australia/NSWGraph2016 1,  2015 1,  2014 12013 2,  2012 3,  2011 5,  2010 3,  2009 7,  2008 8,  2007 12,  2006 18,  2005 21,  2004 23,  2003 38,  2002 37,  2001 43
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2016 4,  2015 12014 4,  2013 9,  2012 13,  2011 19,  2010 24,  2009 20,  2008 24
England+WalesGraph2016 1,  2015 1,  2014 1,  2013 1,  2012 2,  2011 2,  2010 1,  2009 12008 2,  2007 3,  2006 4,  2005 5,  2004 7,  2003 6,  2002 10,  2001 12,  2000 14,  1999 21,  1998 20
Germany prevalence 2005 83
IrelandGraph2016 302015 31,  2014 40,  2013 41,  2012 59,  2011 54,  2010 52,  2009 62,  2008 84,  2007 76
ScotlandGraph2016 3,  2015 22014 4,  2013 4,  2012 10,  2011 11,  2010 8,  2009 24,  2008 24,  2007 40,  2006 49,  2005 51,  2004 55,  2003 61,  2002 67,  2001 81,  2000 89
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 1851990-1999 376,  1980-1989 428
USA yearlyGraph2016 122015 19,  2014 32,  2013 52,  2012 73,  2011 78,  2010 88,  2009 98,  2008 118,  2007 140,  2006 173,  2005 209,  2004 228,  2003 245,  2002 268,  2001 298,  2000 305,  1999 339,  1998 356,  1997 367,  1996 386,  1995 393,  1994 370,  1993 355
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