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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Olive
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Olive in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Olive:
Records indicate that 13 boys in the United States have been named Olive since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1892, when 7 people in the U.S. were given the name Olive. Those people are now 124 years old.
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Comments about the name Olive
Based on the comments submitted below
1 Positive Comment
"Well, Olive is mostly used for girls. But I think it is a masculine name hopefully soon it will become more of a boy name." Mar. 12, 2009:
1 Neutral Comment
"Olive is a girl's name whereas Oliver (Olive with an extra "r") is the boy's name - as in Oliver Cromwell or Oliver Twist, not to mention Oliver Hardy of the duo Laurel and Hardy, British actor Oliver Reed, and American film director Oliver Stone. Some boys of recent times named Oliver may well have been named for great-great-aunts or whatever named Olive." May. 17, 2008:
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