- a female given name, form of Olive.
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Examples from the Web for olivia
And we have a lot of great guests this season: Greta Gerwig, Natasha Lyonne, Olivia Wilde, Steve Buscemi is back—I love that guy.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness
January 7, 2015
Because this current version of him will be no match for the likes of Olivia Pope come February.The Blacklist’s Frustrating Fall: Keen’s a Keeper, but Red Regresses
November 11, 2014
His girlfriend, former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo, apparently agreed with that latter sentiment.Nick Jonas Is All Grown Up, Clutching His Penis and Everything
October 8, 2014
Is Olivia Pope an “Angry Black Woman,” as one asinine TV critic suggests?
You see, we open with Olivia lounging with her white hat and a copy of Gone Girl on the beach.
Not only the Duke, but both the heroines, Viola and Olivia, love music.The Man Shakespeare
Olivia's professions of regard for you are indeed enthusiastic.
Does he imagine that Olivia is to be slighted with impunity?
Guess, my Olivia, what apparition I met at the door of my box to-night.
Olivia has been much blamed, because she has been much envied.
Word Origin and History for olivia
fem. proper name, from Italian Olivia, from Latin oliva "olive" (see olive).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper