[ 2 syll. ol-lie, oll-ie ] The baby girl name Ollie is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being slightly more popular. It is pronounced as AO-Liy- †. Ollie is of Latin and Old Greek origin. It is used mainly in English.
Ollie is a familiar form (English) of the English, German, and Italian Olivia.
Ollie is also a form of the English, French, German, and Greek Olympia.
Ollie is unusual as a baby girl name. In 1900, 0.184% of baby girls were named Ollie. It was #113 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a marked decline in popularity since then, and is currently used only on an infrequent scale. Among the family of girl names directly related to Ollie, Olivia was the most regularly used in 2012. Although Ollie is today somewhat more frequently used for boys, there was a period prior to 1960 when more girls were given the name. After 1961, increasingly the name became more popular with boys than with girls.
† Pronunciation for Ollie: AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"