Baby name Olivia
Pronunciation:oh livy uh
Description: Latinate name, first used by Shakespeare for the rich heiress wooed by the duke in Twelfth Night (1599). Shakespeare may have taken it as a feminine form of Oliver or he may have derived it from the Latin for ‘olive’. In the 1970s it was particularly associated with Australian pop singer/actress Olivia Newton-John. Since the 1990s it has steadily increased it’s dominance in the UK and globally.
Statistics for Olivia
From 1996 to 2015 the name 'Olivia' was given to 87.959 Girls, representing 1,48% of the total 5.943.365 Girls registered since 1996.
Registrations by Year of name 'Olivia'
This chart shows the registrations of name 'Olivia' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that the registrations name 'Olivia' varied from 2.456 to 5.325 per year.
Rank Popularity by Year of name 'Olivia'
This chart shows the popularity of name 'Olivia' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that name 'Olivia' varied from rank 1 to 24.