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Gender: Male Pronunciation: o-LIV-ee-ay Meaning of Olivier: "olive tree" Origin of Olivier: French

The name Olivier is a boy's name of French origin meaning "olive tree". Olivier and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Olivier

Olivier Messiaen, French composer
Olivier Schoenfelder, French ice dancer
Olivier Rochus, Belgian tennis player
Olivier Delaître, French tennis player
Olivier Panis, French racing driver
Olivier Beretta, Monegasque racing driver
Olivier Peslier, French jockey
Olivier Patience, French tennis player
Olivier Vernon, American NFL player
Olivier Giroud, French footballer
Olivier Martinez, French actor
Laurence Olivier, English actor

Pop Culture References for the name Olivier

Olivier, character on TV's "Orphan Black"
Olivier Mira Armstrong, [female] character from Full Metal Alchemist
Olivier de Bretagne, character in the Brother Cadfael series by Ellis Peters

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