The English baby girl name Olivia has the interesting meaning: Elf Army. It is the feminine version of the masculine name Oliver. Olivia was first used as a girl’s name in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The Latin meaning of the name is “olive branch,”
Olivia has been a popular name in English-speaking countries since 1990s. It has ranked among the most popular names for girls in Britain for the last three decades. Olivia was the 3rd most popular name for Australian girl babies in 2013. In 2017, it ranked in the 2nd place for the most popular baby names in the United States. Girls named Olivia tend to be peacekeepers. They hate negative atmospheres and arguments. They are good negotiators and love helping others.
Violet is a baby girl name that is obviously derived from the flower violet. The color violet is also named after this flower and not the other way around. Flower names were especially popular around 1880 through about 1910 in the United States. The name has surprisingly revived in the recent years and is climbing the charts. From dropping below position 1000 in early 2000, the name Violet became the 69th most popular girls’ name in 2013. In 2019, it may even rank in the first 10 names.
Viola, Violeta, Violetta, or Violette are the various varieties of this splendid name. Girls named Violet tend to be quiet, compassionate and kind. She is one of the most caring people you will ever meet.
Mathilda or Matilda is a baby girl name of Germanic Gothic derivation. It originated from the Old High German “maht” which means “might, strength” and “hild” meaning “battle”. In 2008, Mathilde was among the top 10 most popular names for girls in Denmark. The name had become popular in the United States between 1880 and 1910 through its usage waned afterward.
Matilda made a reappearance in 2008 and has since been making its way up the list. Girls named Matilda have a unique personality. They make very loyal friends who stand by you through hail and storm, so if you do find one, stick with her. Isn’t that a wonderful name for your daughter?