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.