Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Olive Branch
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Olivia Boy)

In 2017 the name Olivia...

• was given to 18,632 baby girls
• was the 2nd most popular name for baby girls
• was 12% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Alaska, Deleware, and Montana
• was least popular in Texas, Nevada, and New Mexico
• was about as popular as Emma and Ava
Babies Named Olivia Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Olivia...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2014
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1968
• is 2983% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 146% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Miracle, Ansley, Noor, Pierce, Zane, Shiv
• has the most opposite popularity history to Antoinette, Margarita, Tana, Phillip, Michael, Joseph
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Olivia Per State
View Geographic History for Olivia

Geographically the name Olivia...

• 4% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Emma, Isabelle, Abigail, Gabriel, Liam, Logan
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Kelsey, Carmen, Amina, Phillip, Johnathan, Jerry
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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Articles that mention Olivia

Mormons and Joseph Smith

More information on Olivia by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Olivia are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Olivia will be the only kid named Olivia in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Olivia compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Olivia rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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