Origin: Irish Meaning: an Irish surname, the Anglicized form of Ó Sirideáin meaning “descendant of Sirideán”, the latter having several possible meanings: “searcher”, “wild man” or meaning “elf” with the diminutive suffix -an. I’ve also seen it as meaning “peaceful”.
Origin: English, Portuguese Meaning: a variant of Oliver, either from Germanic Alfher (elf army, warrior) or Norse Olaf (ancestor’s descendant). It could also be a masculine form of Olivia, meaning “olive”
Origin: English Meaning: it’s an elaborate form of Audrey (elf power) and Bryn (hill, mound), meaning elf hill/mound
Origin: English Meaning: a form of Germanic Alberich, meaning “elf ruler” or “elf power”
Origin: English, Latin Meaning: first used by William Shakespeare for one of his characters. It could have been based on Latin Oliva, meaning olive, or a feminization of Oliver which comes from Old Norse: either from Alfihar meaning “elf army/warrior” or Olaf “ancestor’s descendant”
Origin: English Meaning: elf friend; noble friend Variants: Elvin Gender: Male