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What does Oliva mean?

Oliva Pronunciation of Oliva [oli-va] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and Oliva means "olive tree". Oliva is an alternate form of Olivia (Latin).

Associated with: olive (tree).


Oliva has 5 variants: Alivia, Alyvia, Olivea, Oliveea and Olivya.

15 more alternative forms via Olivia: Liv, Liva, Livia, Olevia, Olia, Oliff, Oliffe, Olive, Oliveria, Olivet, Olivetta, Olivija, Olivine, Ollie and Olva.

Creative forms:
(female) Olila, Olita, ..

(male) Olima, Olita, ..

Middle name pairings:
Oliva Meilani (O.M.), ..

How popular is Oliva?

Oliva is a very popular first name for females (#2026 out of 4276, Top 47%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2241 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Oliva reached its peak rank of #1247 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Oliva name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Oliva outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Oliva are Olivia (#2 last year), Alivia (#214), Olive (#264), Liv (#720), Livia (#723), Alyvia (#1029), Olivine, Ollie and Olevia. Other variants, like Liva, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Oliva was at its highest a decade ago (adoption of 1.2%) and has remained as widespread to this day (adoption 1.2%, 3.2%). Olivia has historically been preferred by parents, although Alivia appears to be gaining popularity too, while Ollie is no longer trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Oliva, Alivia, Alyvia, Liv, Livia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Olevia, Olive, Olivia, Olivine, Ollie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Liv, Livia, Olive, Olivia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adiva, Akiva, Alva, Aviva, Cleva, Clova, Ediva, Elgiva, Elva, Kiva, Klava, Neiva, Odila, Ofira, Ola, Oleda, Oleisa, Olena, Oleta, Olexa, Olga, Oliana, Olida, Olina, Olinda, Oline, Olinia, Olisa, Olla, Onida, Onita, Oria, Orina, Ouida, Riva, Ulva, Viva and Ziva. These names tend to be less frequently used than Oliva.

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