Names That Mean Olive

  1. Oliver
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "olive tree or elf army"
    • Description:

      Oliver is an international star, ranking near the top of the charts in the US and throughout the English-speaking world, along with a host of European and Latin American countries, from Norway to Chile, Slovenia to Switzerland.
  2. Olivia
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "olive tree"
    • Description:

      Olivia, a lovely Shakespearean name with an admirable balance of strength and femininity, is the Number 1 name for baby girls in the US and one of the top girls' names around the world.
  3. Olive
    • Origin:

      English, from Latin, nature name
    • Meaning:

      "olive tree"
    • Description:

      Though greatly overshadowed by the trendy Olivia, Olive has a quiet, subtle appeal of its own -- and is now enjoying a remarkable comeback. Olive is one of only four girl names starting with O on the US Top 1000. Cool couple Isla Fisher and Sacha Baron Cohen chose it for their daughter, reviving the name to stylishness, and now Drew Barrymore has a little Olive too, as has country singer Jake Owen.
  4. Ollie
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Oliver, Latin
    • Meaning:

      "olive tree"
    • Description:

      Down-home nickname name once associated with the friendly dragon on kids' TV. As Oliver rises, we may well hear more Ollies.
  5. Olivier
    • Origin:

      French
    • Meaning:

      "olive tree"
    • Description:

      More and more frequently heard as the Gallic version of Oliver, Olivier could be seen as a tribute to the great British actor, Sir Laurence O.
  6. Ollie
    • Origin:

      Short form of Olive or Olivia, Latin
    • Meaning:

      "olive tree"
    • Description:

      Ollie is used less often as a nickname for the mega-popular Olivia or the stylish Olive than Ellie is for Eleanor or Allie for Allison. That may be because Ollie has a much longer use as a nickname for boys.
  7. Olivér
    • Origin:

      Hungarian variation of Oliver, Latin
    • Meaning:

      "olive tree"
  8. Zetta
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "olive"
    • Description:

      A rarely heard Hebrew name whose zippy first initial Z transforms it from dated Yetta-like image to more lively Catherine Zeta Jones-like appeal.
  9. Olea
    • Origin:

      Latin botanical name, genus of trees
    • Meaning:

      "olive"
    • Description:

      Olea is an unusual botanical name that relates to both olive and oil, brought to public attention when it was chosen by actress Amy Adams as the middle name for her daughter Aviana. Olea is also an occasionally used Norwegian and Danish girl's name and is said to be an Old Hebrew word for night or moon.
  10. Olivine
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "olive"
    • Description:

      A gem named for its green hue.
  11. Livie
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Olivia, Latin
    • Meaning:

      "olive tree"
    • Description:

      The adorable diminutive Livie is most often a short form of the popular Olivia and may also be spelled Livvy, Livvie, or Livi. But occasionally it may be short for the separate Ancient Roman name Livia or the Scandinavian Liv, both of which have different roots and meanings.
  12. Alyvia
    • Origin:

      Variation of Olivia
    • Meaning:

      "olive tree"
    • Description:

      Parents finding Olivia too popular first turned to Alivia and then went further with Alyvia. But making the spelling different does not improve on the original. If you love Olivia, name your daughter Olivia.
  13. Moria
    • Origin:

      Greek mythology name
    • Meaning:

      "sacred olive tree"
    • Description:

      Moria was a nymph, sister of Tylus, who played a role in a very complicated story involving a serpent and a life-giving plant. It sounds like and will often be mistaken for the name Mariah, as in Carey.
  14. Oli
    • Origin:

      Latin, English
    • Meaning:

      "olive tree"
    • Description:

      Short form of Oliver or Olivier.
  15. Revella
    • Origin:

      Variation of Revello, Catalan
    • Meaning:

      "wild olive tree"
    • Description:

      Revella is mostly seen as a surname in the US, but has been found on first name record as well. It is likely a variation of the surname Revello, but could also be considered a variation of Revel.
  16. Revello
    • Origin:

      Italian place name, Catalan
    • Meaning:

      "wild olive tree"
    • Description:

      Most frequently seen as a surname of those with Italian or Spanish heritage. The Italian variation is a habitational surname denoting ancestors from the town of Revello, while the Catalan (sometimes spelled Revelló) derives from revell, meaning "wild olive tree."
  17. Óliver
    • Origin:

      Icelandic variation of Oliver, Latin
    • Meaning:

      "olive tree"
    • Description:

      The Icelandic form of Oliver, currently ranking in their Top 10.
  18. Oliwer
    • Origin:

      Polish variation of Oliver, Latin
    • Meaning:

      "olive tree"
  19. Olivie
    • Origin:

      Czech variation of Olivia, Latin
    • Meaning:

      "olive tree"
  20. Oliverio
    • Origin:

      Spanish form of Oliver, Latin
    • Meaning:

      "olive tree"
    • Description:

      As Oliver's fan base spreads throughout the English-speaking and Euro-centered worlds, other forms of the popular name are sure to gain attention.