Ollie, meaning “elf warrior” or “olive tree,” is a classic male dog name for dogs who are eager to please or outgoing. Find out more about dogs named Ollie.


Name: Ollie or Olly

Meaning: “Elf warrior,” “olive tree”

Personality: Eager to Please, Outgoing

About This Name: While certainly fine as a stand-alone name, Ollie is often used as a nickname for Oliver. One noted Ollie was the exceptionally accomplished African-American athlete Ollie Matson. Other famous Ollies include record producer Ollie E. Brown and English actor and singer Olly Murs. Some fictional characters with this name are Ollie the Bunny (Wonder Pets) and Ollie Williams (Family Guy).

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