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Olivia: A Name as Sweet as its Meaning

Alongside our Games with Names range, today we're taking a quick peek at the name Olivia.

As a name Olivia is beautiful, classic, and unique all rolled into one. Keep reading to learn more about this lovely name.

Olivia is a feminine given name in the English language. It is derived from olive which is a symbol of peace and justice. The first recorded use of Olivia as a given name in England was in 1571.
The name has been in constant use since then. It is consistently one of the most popular girls' names in England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. In the United States, Olivia was ranked as the ninth most popular name for girls born in 2017.
Olivia is also used as a middle name for both boys and girls in English-speaking countries. The name has many famous bearers including actresses Olivia de Havilland, Olivia Wilde, and Olivia Colman plus the late singer Olivia Newton-John.
There are many nicknames for Olivia including Liv, Livi, Livia, Oli, and Olive.
Olivia is a classics girl's name that will never go out of style.

And for every other imaginable Olivia fact, please check out our unique Olivia Game here.