Olive

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Variant form of Oliva [1] [2]

Related Names

See Oliva

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Olive
Genitive: Olives
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Olive
Genitive: Oliven
Partitive: Olivea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Olive
Genitive: Olives
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Olive
Genitive: Olives

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 37 people were named Olive (percentage of first or only given name: 54 %) [3]

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[4]
38 83 36 78 2 5
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
43
n.a.
43 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
19
n.a.
18
n.a.
1
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
n.a.
n.a.
79
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Olive.


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/