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Ollie is a unisex baby name that means “olive tree”. Ollie is the nickname for popular names Olivia, Olive, and Oliver. While Ollie hasn’t been in style for the last 50 years it is a great spin on those more common names.

Meaning of the name Ollie:

Latin: olive tree

Origin of the name Ollie:

Ollie is an English unisex baby name that means “olive tree”. Ollie is a nickname for the names Olive, Olivia, and Oliver.

Symbolism of the name Ollie:

The olive tree is most commonly a symbol of peace as demonstrated by the phrase “extending an olive branch”. The olive is also a symbol of tranquility and stability.

Baby name Ollie

Style of the name Ollie:

traditional

Gender of the name Ollie:

Ollie is a great name for both boys and girls.

Pronunciation of the name Ollie:

AHL-ee

Number of syllables in the name Ollie:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Ollie:

Ollie evokes feelings of earnestness and charm.

Alternative spellings for the name Ollie:

Oli, Olie, Ahllie

Nicknames for the name Ollie:

  • Ollo
  • Olls

Popularity of the name Ollie:

According to the Social Security Administration, Ollie is a popular unisex baby name. Ollie was in the top 1000 baby names for boys from 1900 to 1972. Ollie was in the top 1000 names for girls from 1900 to 1960.

Related names for the name Ollie:

Great middle names for the name Ollie and their meanings:

Boys:

  • Harris (son of Harry)
  • Eamon (wealthy protector)
  • Conall (strong as a wolf)
  • Laird (lord of the land)
  • Lou (renowned warrior)
  • Morton (town near the moor)

Girls:

Famous people with the name Ollie:

  • Ollie Ogbu (American football player)
  • Ollie Johnston (American animator)
  • Ollie Williams aka Ali Vegas (American rapper)
  • Ollie Kirkby (stage, screen, and vaudeville actress)
  • Ollie Locke (British reality personality)

Ollies in popular culture:

  • Ollie (literature, ”As You Wish” by Jackson Pearce)
  • Ollie (television, “Grey's Anatomy”)
  • Ollie Byrne (literature “Countess Below Stairs” by Eva Ibbotson
  • Ollie (television, “Kukla, Fran and Ollie”)
  • Ollie Starkey (video game, “We Happy Few”)