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PostPosted: Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:27 pm    Post subject: olivera surname Reply with quote

my family surname comes from napoli, can I get some help in regards to this Italian surname, thanks.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 03, 2010 2:42 am    Post subject: Re: olivera surname Reply with quote

Looks like the name is derived from Oliver..

Oliver
Usage: Catalan, English, French, German, Scottish
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Derived from the personal name Oliver.

Olivier
Usage: French
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Derived from the given name Olivier.

OLIVER

Gender: Masculine

Usage: English, German, Scandinavian, Finnish, Estonian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Czech, Slovak

Other Scripts: Оливер (Serbian, Macedonian)

Pronounced: AHL-ə-vər (English), AW-lee-ver (German) [key]
From Olivier, a Norman French form of a Germanic name such as ALFHER or an Old Norse name such as Áleifr (see OLAF). The spelling was altered by association with Latin oliva "olive tree". In the Middle Ages the name became well-known in Western Europe because of the French epic 'La Chanson de Roland', in which Olivier was a friend and advisor of the hero Roland.

In England Oliver was a common medieval name, however it became rare after the 17th century because of the military commander Oliver Cromwell, who ruled the country following the civil war. The name was revived in the 19th century, perhaps in part due to the title character in Charles Dickens' novel 'Oliver Twist' (1838), which was about a poor orphan living on the streets of London.

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OLIVÉR

Gender: Masculine

Usage: Hungarian
Hungarian form of OLIVER

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