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What does Olivier mean?

Olivier Pronunciation of Olivier [olivi-er] as a name for boys is of Latin origin, and the name Olivier means "olive tree". Olivier is an alternate form of Oliver (Latin).

Associated with: tree.


Olivier has 1 variant: Olivio.

7 more different relations via Oliver: Oliverio, Olivero, Oliviero, Olivor, Ollie, Olliver and Ollivor.

Creative forms:
(male) Oliier, Olivios, ..

(female) Olivira, Olivisa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Olivier Amos (O.A.), ..

How popular is Olivier?

Olivier is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#5585 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Olivier entered the list in 2006 and reached its top rank of #1829 in the U.S. in 2011, and is presently at #1891. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Oliver (#19 from recent data) and Ollie (#1403) are the popular alternative forms of Olivier (#1891 from recent data) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Olivier were popular as birth names in 2015 (median #1104), except for the version Ollie which has fallen out of fashion. Oliver is the most chic birth name in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Olivier, Oliver, Ollie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Oliver, Ollie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alister, Bouvier, Didier, Dizier (see Desiderio), Eliezer, Elisher, Glover, Havier, Javier, Ogier, Olave, Osier, Rainier, Reinier, River, Xavier and Zavier. These names tend to be more commonly used than Olivier.

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