[ 2 syll. ol-lie, oll-ie ] The baby boy name Ollie is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is AO-Liy- †. Ollie is largely used in the English language and it is derived from Germanic origins. Ollie is a pet form of the name Oliver (English and German).
Ollie is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the height of its usage in 1902, 0.083% of baby boys were given the name Ollie. Its ranking then was #160. The baby name has since experienced a substantial fall in popularity, and is now of very modest use. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Ollie, Oliver was the most popular. Though Ollie is slightly more popular as a baby boy name today, there was a period before 1960 that it was given more often to girls. From 1961 on, increasingly more baby boys than girls were named Ollie.
† Pronunciation for Ollie: AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"