|Region of origin||Scotland|
|Variant form(s)||Ogilvie, Ogilvy, Ogilby, Oglesby|
Ogilvy is a Scottish locational surname originating in 1172 from the barony of Ogilvie, located in the Scottish county of Angus. Ogilvy derives from Old Welsh words ugl ("high") and ma ("place"). There are several variant spellings.
Clan Ogilvy is a Scottish clan, of whom the Earl of Airlie is chief. The titles Earl of Airlie, Earl of Findlater, and Earl of Seafield are held by branches of the Ogilvy family, as was the title Lord Banff until it became dormant in 1803.
Other notable people with the name Ogilvy include:
- Andrew Ogilvy (born 1988), basketball player
- Sir Angus Ogilvy (1928–2004), British businessman and husband of Princess Alexandra of Kent
- Bernie Ogilvy, New Zealand politician
- C. Stanley Ogilvy (1913–2000), American mathematician and sailor
- David Ogilvy (disambiguation), various people
- Geoff Ogilvy (born 1977), Australian golfer
- George Ogilvy, 2nd Lord Banff (died 1668), Scottish Royalist
- George Ogilvy, 3rd Lord Banff (died 1713)
- Ian Ogilvy (born 1943), English actor
- James Ogilvy (born 1964), minor British royal
- Julia Ogilvy (born 1964), minor British royal
- Marion Ogilvy (died 1575), mistress of Cardinal Beaton
- Ogilvy, fake Oceanic soldier made up by Winston Smith in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four
- Ogilvy, astronomer in H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds
- Ogilvie, is the birthname of Sonic the Hedgehog before he legally changed it, as told by Ken Penders. Sonic the Hedgehog, Archie Comics
- "Surname: Ogilvy". surnamedb.com. Retrieved 2008-03-30.
|surname Ogilvy. If an internal link intending to refer to a specific person led you to this page, you may wish to change that link by adding the person's given name(s) to the link.This page lists people with the|