Olivia

Pronounced oh LIV ya
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About the name Olivia

Olivia is a female name derived from the word olive. The Olive tree is sacred to the Greeks. It was a gift to the Atheneans from Athene. William Shakespeare is credited with inventing the name Olivia for the heroine in his play "Twelfth Night".

The name Olivia may also be considered a feminine form of Oliver meaning "elf army".

Related Names

Olive, Alivia, Olva, Olivea, Olivya, Livia

Origin

English

Literature, plants, nature

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