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Origin: Middle English
Meaning: Holly

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Olin

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Olin in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Olin:

  • Records indicate that 6,640 boys in the United States have been named Olin since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1921, when 198 people in the U.S. were given the name Olin. Those people are now 99 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Olin

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      4 Positive Comments

  • "this is our son's name and it is wonderfully suiting. he is a year old. people often compliment us/him on it!" Nov. 17, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Yes my name is Olin and here in India Olin is named for a girl and we have lots of olin's including my name, I love my name and as per my name suggest I am popular and well known" Sep. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our son Olin is now 6 (born in 1999). While people occasionally hear (or mispronounce it as) "Owen" more often they are intrigued by the name and want to know what it means, if it's a family name etc. We call him 'Olie' (prounounced O-lee) and he's super sweet." Mar. 6, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our baby will be born late October and we chose the name Olin. My husband worked on the Irish Sea and one of his co workers was named Olin OKeefe. He loves the name! His nickname will be Ollie, which is perfect for a little boy :)" Sep. 6, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "Well, it's not popular??? but i don't really like it. At first glance, i would NOT think it was irish!! no, not my fav." Dec. 18, 2005: Report as inappropriate

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