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Name Olivier

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

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Languages of use:French
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Oliver, Olivér, Óliver, Ólíver, Oliviero, Oliwier, Olive, Olivera, Olivet, Olivia     Details
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About Oliver, the group of names with the same origin as Olivier

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
Old/original forms:Alfheri Old High German, Olivier Old French
Name variants:Oli, Oliver, Olivér, Óliver, Ólíver, Olivier, Oliviero, Oliwier, Ollie, Olly   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Olivier

Belgium prevalence 2013 33
France 2002 166
France prevalence 2011 25
NetherlandsGraph2015 47,  2014 49,  2013 43,  2012 372011 52,  2010 55,  2009 68,  2008 73
Switzerland 1997 183
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