Olliver

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Alfred John Olliver (1884-1934) m Amelia Gertrude Collins (1883-1975). Alfred was a crew member of RMS Titanic and survived its sinking


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Origins of surname

This is a name found throughout Europe in a variety of spellings, and is believed to have its origins in Ancient Greece or Rome. It is associated with the olive branch, a symbol of peace, and started as a personal name.

Early records

The name first appears in Jersey church records in 1803 with the baptism of William, Son of George and Ann. There is then a gap to 1834, and in the next four years, three children of John and Mary (or Nancy) Huard were baptised in St Helier.

The name has never been particularly numerous in Jersey. We have been sent three short trees, but have not been able to establish any links between them. A fourth tree contained impossible gaps between generations and has been ignored.

Variants

  • Olliver
  • Oliver
  • Olivier
  • Ollivier
  • Olivry (possibly not a variant but included on this page for convenience)

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