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The name Oliver is of Old French origin, and means olive tree.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Oliver has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Oliver
Use of the Name Oliver for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
67,307 25,892 16,601 9,322 5,940 2,826 1,457
The table below indicates the number of times the name Oliver has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Oliver
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188069234  
188167238  
188272244  
188372219  
188474245  
188572258  
188675230  
188780203  
188888206  
188984210  
189081218  
189177212  
189285238  
189386214  
189488222  
189588216  
189699194  
1897102174  
1898103186  
1899109161  
190095257  
190192187  
1902107181  
190392211  
1904108200  
1905102211  
1906118183  
1907117207  
1908122207  
1909114244  
1910103306  
1911115333  
1912116646  
1913124645  
1914122862  
19151191,128  
19161271,103  
19171271,176  
19181301,256  
19191281,208  
19201351,160  
19211341,196  
19221341,215  
19231361,218  
19241401,171  
19251521,045  
19261501,069  
1927157997  
1928161930  
1929162890  
1930170854  
1931175774  
1932183736  
1933198592  
1934181735  
1935197650  
1936206585  
1937200607  
1938216569  
1939205598  
1940216579  
1941219602  
1942228612  
1943221662  
1944234572  
1945240557  
1946249616  
1947273615  
1948258630  
1949272595  
1950284557  
1951294548  
1952301554  
1953315518  
1954312534  
1955327504  
1956341482  
1957358453  
1958363452  
1959413369  
1960411369  
1961425349  
1962451311  
1963424359  
1964421369  
1965446300  
1966411337  
1967444288  
1968431317  
1969440324  
1970427365  
1971394415  
1972414365  
1973404372  
1974419347  
1975410354  
1976427332  
1977431337  
1978375417  
1979396404  
1980414392  
1981413400  
1982382447  
1983385432  
1984418388  
1985445369  
1986472336  
1987406456  
1988429437  
1989442453  
1990371625  
1991392578  
1992359658  
1993354665  
1994370643  
1995393595  
1996385607  
1997367667  
1998356733  
1999338780  
2000305975  
2001299975  
20022681,164  
20032441,369  
20042291,457  
Totals:  67,307 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Oliver as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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