Other Origin(s):French, Latin
Meaning:Seller/extractor of oil; Olive tree
Olley is a cheerful masculine name with two origins, granting you and baby the freedom to choose your favorite. A sweet nickname for Oliver, Olley’s Latin roots give it the nature-infused meaning “olive tree.” In Greco-Roman mythology, extending an olive branch symbolizes peace—a tradition that dates back to Ancient Greece. Olley is also a British surname derived from the Anglo-Norman French olier, once used to define someone who sold or extracted oil from nuts and seeds. From its deep olive tree roots to its artisanal oil legacy, Olley is a name of the earth and those who live in harmony with it.
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