Olivia

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Latin oliva = 'olive' (see also Oliva) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Female form of Oliver [3] [4] [6] [7]

3) Variant form of Oliva [8] [7]

Related Names

Oliivja
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Olivia
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Oliwia
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Ólivía
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Icelandic
Olivie
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Olivina
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Faroese
Uliivi
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Uliivja
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Finish

See also Alivia, Lilli, Liva, Livia, Olli, Olvi, Vivi

For male forms see Olivius

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Oliviuson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Oliviudóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see OLIV (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Olivia
Genitive: Olivias
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Olivia
Accusative: Oliviu
Dative: Oliviu
Genitive: Oliviu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Olivia
Genitive: Olivian
Partitive: Oliviaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Olivia
Accusative: Oliviu
Dative: Oliviu
Genitive: Oliviu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Olivia
Genitive: Olivias
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Olivia
Genitive: Olivias

Name Days

Finland Finland

29 May

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

29 May

Sweden Sweden

15 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Olivia Holm-Møller (1875-1970), Danish painter and sculptor

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 14,071 people were named Olivia (percentage of first or only given name: 4 %) [11]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[12]
15105 26548 15093 26528 12 20
Finland Finland[15]
n.a.
23659
n.a.
23651
n.a.
8
Denmark Denmark[10]
6486
n.a.
6486
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[16]
43 57
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[17]
16 51
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
n.a.
n.a.
3832
n.a.
4
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Olivia (f) Sources: [12][10][13][15]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Olivia (f) Sources: [18]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Olivia (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Olivia (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Olivia (f)


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  9. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  15. 15.0 15.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  16. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  17. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  18. details see Name Statistic tables