Olive: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Olive

A Latin name that means “olive tree,” this name is symbolic of peace, as it refers to extending an olive branch. So even though your child may be unwilling to taste an olive for a few years, at least you’ll know she’s getting along with everyone on the playground.

Nicknames:

Ollie, Liv, Livvie, Vivie, Vivi.

Famous people named Olive:

Olive May Osmond, matriarch of the Osmond family; professional race walker Olive Loughnane; actresses Olive Borden and Olive Thomas; daughter of Drew Barrymore; daughter of Isla Fisher and Sasha Baron Cohen.

Fun facts:

Fictional Olive Oyl was Popeye’s love interest.

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