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

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.

Famous People Named Tolliver

Pop Culture References for the name Tolliver

Oliver Tolliver, dog character in Mary Ann Hoberman's children's book "One of Each"
Tolliver Tynan, character from movie "What The Deaf Man Heard"
Tolliver Humphries, character mentioned in the first season of "True Blood"
Cy Tolliver, character in "Deadwood"