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Ollie (boy)

What does Ollie mean?

Ollie Pronunciation of Ollie [ol-lie] as a boys' name (also used less generally as girls' name Ollie) is of Latin origin, and Ollie means "olive tree". Ollie is a version of Oliver (Latin).

Associated with: tree.


Ollie has 1 variant: Olley.

4 more different relations via Oliver: Olivier, Olivio, Olliver and Ollivor.

Creative forms:
(male) Olah, Orlie, ..

(female) Olliea, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ollie John (O.J.), ..

How popular is Ollie?

Ollie is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#670 out of 1220, Top 55%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#20589 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ollie reached its peak position of #163 in the U.S. in the 1890s, and is presently at #1403. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Oliver (#19 from current records) and Olivier (#1891) are the popular varying forms of Ollie (#1403 from current records). Adoption of these forms of Ollie is well-received today (adoption of 0.6%). Oliver is a constant favorite, while Ollie has become less popular.

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

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

Similar Names

Ollie is alike in pronunciation to Ali, Alia, Alley, Allie, Alois, Eelia, Eli, Elia, Elie, Eliu, Elli, Eloi, Elois, Ilia, Ilie, Illya, Ola, Wallie, Willi, Willie and Wylie. Other suggested similar names are Albie, Alfie, Algie, Alvie, Arlie, Billie, Collie, Erlie, Hallie, Hillie, Obie, Odie, Olave, Ole, Olin, Olle, Orlin, Ossie, Ozzie, Rollie, Sollie and Tullie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ollie.

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