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Gender: Male Meaning of Tolliver: "metalworker" Origin of Tolliver: English occupational name

The name Tolliver is a boy's name of English origin meaning "metalworker". Tolliver and is often added to lists like Popular English Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Least Favorite - B/G Twins with middles".

From the experts:

If you're tired of Oliver, you might consider this energetic three-syllable surname instead, so you could have a little Tolly instead of an Ollie.

Tolliver is a not-too-obvious occupational Scottish surname dating back to the time of armor makers. Heard much more often as a surname, there have been Tollivers in soap operas like General Hospital and Cy Tolliver was a character on Deadwood; in real life, Melba Tolliver is a barrier-breaking African-American TV journalist.

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Famous People Named Tolliver

Taliaferro "Toliver" Craig, American frontiersman and militia officer

Pop Culture References for the name Tolliver

Tolliver Tynan, character from movie "What The Deaf Man Heard"
Tolliver Humphries, character mentioned on TV's "True Blood"
Tolliver Groat, character in Terry Pratchett's Discworld series
Mister Tolliver aka Genesis aka Tyler Dayspring, character in Marvel's X-Force comics
Oliver Tolliver, dog character in Mary Ann Hoberman's children's book "One of Each"
Cy Tolliver, character in "Deadwood"