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Olivia

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Olivia Stats
On 16,682 BN name lists
Currently #4 on the BN charts
Currently #3 in U.S. births
About the name Olivia
The meaning of the name Olivia: Elf Army
The origin of the name Olivia: English
Alternate spellings: Alyvia
People who like the name Olivia also like:
Sophia, Ava, Isabella, Charlotte, Emma, Amelia, Chloe
Noah, Oliver, Liam, Ethan, Owen, Jackson, Lucas
Notes:

Olivia is a name with English origins. The meaning of the name Olivia is elf army. It is also considered the feminine form of Oliver. Olivia first appeared in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and has become popular ever since. A variation of Olivia is Alyvia. Common nicknames include Oli, Liv, Livvy, and Libby.

There are (or were) many famous actresses with the name Olivia, including Olivia de Havilland, Olivia Wilde, and Olivia Hussey. One of the more famous actresses/singers is Olivia Newton-John. A famous writer was Olivia Goldsmith and an American painter is Olivia De Berardinis.

Fictional Olivias include the piglet in the children’s book by Ian Falconer. It is also a popular name on television these days, such as Olivia Benson (Law & Order), Olivia Pope (Scandal), and Olivia Dunham (Fringe).

Olivia is an extremely popular name on the user lists of BabyNames.com. It is #4 in BabyNames.com’s most popular names of 2014. In 2013, it was the #3 most popular name in the United States per the Social Security Administration.

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Songs about Olivia

Olivia - Edie Brickell  iTunes

Olivia Lost and Turned Out - The Whispers  iTunes

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