Origin:Latin
Popularity:420
Meaning:olive tree
Olive is a baby girl name of Latin origin. If you like to call yourself a bloom enthusiastic, you may love the meaning of Olive as “olive tree.” Derived from the Latin word oliva, the olive tree is native to the Mediterranean coast and thrives in tropical, warm climates. Though many see olives as salty-to-sweet fruits for food and drinks, olives actually carry a symbolic meaning from Greek mythology. It’s believed that olives symbolize peace and friendship after goddess Athena used an olive tree to win a competition against Poseidon. With a name like Olive, baby is sure to find an olive branch in every challenging situation.

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