Olly Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Oliver:
Derived from the French Olivier, which is generally considered to be from the Old French olivier (olive tree). Some believe it is of Germanic origin, however, and is thus probably from the Middle Low German Alfihar, a compound name composed of the elements alf (elf) and hari (army): hence, "elf army."
Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!
Sister & Brother Names
Know an Olly? What are his siblings named?
Name Lists Featuring Olly
Contribute your knowledge to the name Olly
- Comments and insights on the name Olly
- Personal experiences with the name Olly
- Nicknames for Olly
- Meanings and history of the name Olly
- Famous real-life people named Olly
Olly Murs - British singer
- Olly in song, story & screen