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Name Óliver

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

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Languages of use:Icelandic
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Oliver, Olivér, Ólíver, Olive, Olivera, Olivers, Olivet, Olivier, Clive, Clover     Details
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About Oliver, the group of names with the same origin as Óliver

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 2019,  1:Olivers Latvia 2021,  2:Olivér Hungary 2022,  6:Óliver Iceland 2018,  20:Oliwier Warsaw 2013,  24:Olivier Netherlands 2022,  25:Ollie Scotland 2020,  27:Ólíver Iceland 2003 to 2007,  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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IcelandGraph2021 9,  2020 16,  2018 6,  2016 24,  2015 62014 13,  2013 23,  2012 25