Oliver (surname)

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This article is about the surname Oliver. For first name, see Oliver (given name). For other uses, see Oliver (disambiguation).

Oliver is a surname derived from the Old French personal name Olivier. The Oliver surname seems to be French Norman in origin. The Scottish Oliver family was a sept of the Scotland Highlands' powerful Clan Fraser of Lovat.

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  • Adam Oliver (1823–1882), Canadian businessman-politician
  • Al Oliver (born 1946), baseball player
  • Alan Oliver, English sports journalist
  • Alice G. Oliver (1912 -2005) Wife of Dana Symonds -Mother of Carol,Donna
  • Allen J. Oliver (1903–1953), New York state senator
  • Andrew Oliver (1706–1774), Massachusetts merchant and public official
  • Alexander Oliver (1744–1828), American soldier
  • Anton Oliver (born 1975), New Zealand rugby player

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  • Ian Oliver, former chief police officer, now an international consultant for the United Nations
  • Isaac Oliver (c. 1565–1617) French-born English portrait miniature painter

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  • Oliver (singer) (1945–2000), American pop singer (né William Oliver Swofford)

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  • Vaughan Oliver (born 1957), British graphic designer
  • Vic Oliver (1898–1964), Austrian actor-comedian; Winston Churchill's son-in-law

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