More info about the name "Olivia"
Olivia Flaversham is the name of the young Scottish mouse in the Disney film “The Great Mouse Detective”. And her name, which was popular decades ago, is on the top ten list even today. No wonder, Shakespeare loved this name. It’s delicate, yet strong, classic, and trendy. What’s more? Its meaning is related to one of the symbols of peace. Olivia means ‘olive’.Olivia originates in Latin language and means "olive". It was used for the first time by Shakespeare in his play Twelfth Night. He probably derived the name from the masculine Oliver, or simply the word 'olive'. In the English-speaking countries it has been used since the 18th century and currently is one of the most popular feminine given names in the United States. It also has many famous bearers, including the Australian singer and actress Olivia Newton-John, as well as the American actress Olivia Wilde.