What does Oliva mean?
Oliva /oli-va/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and Oliva means "olive tree". Oliva is an alternate form of Olivia (Latin). Compare last name Olivi.
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. Census)
Prominent related forms of Oliva (outside Top 1000) are Olivia (#2 last year), Alivia (#214), Olive (#282), Livia (#666), Liv (#780), Alyvia (#922), Ollie and Olevia. Variants like Olia are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names is at its highest presently (usage of 0.3918%), except for the version Ollie which has become less trendy. Olive (#282), Livia (#666), Olivia (#2) and Alivia (#214) are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns here, with Olive and Olivia having a revival in usage. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Oliva and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)