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What does the name "Olivia" mean?

Olivia (English): Elf Army

The name "Olivia" is of English origin and it means "Elf Army". It's a name commonly given to girls.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

L is for little, the little things you do.

I is for ideals, no higher!

V is for versatile, your changeable nature.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Aivilo". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ailovi". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Olivia" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Olivia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 377,034 babies born with the name Olivia in the United States. That's more than enough Olivias to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 44 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Olivia" was in 2014 with a total of 19,674 babies. (That's a lot of baby Olivias)

According to the 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Olivia" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 40 babies in California have the same name as you in 1939. Across the entire United States a total of only 429 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Olivia popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Olivia in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Olivia

Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde is an actress, producer, and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Olivia was born in 1984 as Olivia Jane Cockburn in New York City, U.S.

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Olivia Munn

Olivia Munn is an actress, model, and presenter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Olivia was born in 1982 as Lisa Olivia Munn in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

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Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John is a singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1963 to present. Olivia was born in 1948 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

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Olivia Thirlby

Olivia Thirlby is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Olivia was born in 1986 as Olivia J. Thirlby in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Olivia Williams

Olivia Williams is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1992 to present. Olivia was born in 1968 as Olivia Haigh Williams in Camden Town, London, England.

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Olivia de Havilland

Olivia de Havilland is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1935 to 2009. Olivia was born in 1916 as Olivia Mary de Havilland in Tokyo, Japan.

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