Origins Available: English, Scottish
Breton variant "Olier" was very popular.
Early Origins of the Olliva family
Cornwall and the West country, where a Jordan Oliver was on record in the Assize Rolls of Somerset in 1201, and in the Pipe Rolls for Cornwall in 1204. The personal name Oliverus is on record in the Domesday Book of 1086 and indeed, the first records of the name was in it's personal form. Another record shows Peter filius Oliver in Oxford in 1273.
Early History of the Olliva family
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Olliva Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Oliver, Olivier, Ollivier, Olliver and others.
Early Notables of the Olliva family (pre 1700)
(c. 1601-1679), the second husband of Bridget Bishop, who on 10 June...
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Migration of the Olliva family to Ireland
Some of the Olliva family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Olliva family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Evan Oliver who settled in Delaware with his wife Jean and seven children in 1682; Mary Oliver settled in Virginia in 1651; Nicholas Oliver settled in Virginia in 1638.
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