Namesakes

English and British Kings and Queens: 1 protector
Protector Oliver Cromwell   1653-1658  
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 hero
Oliver Twist   1838   Oliver Twist  
Fictional Characters from Television: 1 villain
Oliver Thredson   2011   American Horror Story  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 football, 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Oliver Seibert   1961  
(football) Ollie Matson (a.k.a. Oliver)   1972  
Harry Potter Characters: 1 character
Oliver Wood  
Nobel Prize Winners: 2 economics, 1 medicine
(medicine) Oliver Smithies   2007  
(economics) Oliver E. Williamson   2009  
(economics) Oliver Hart   2016  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 3 actors
Oliver Hardy   1892-1957  
Oliver Platt   1960-  
Olly Alexander (a.k.a. Oliver)   1990-  
Notable Athletes: 4 soccer, 1 football, 1 ice hockey, 1 rugby, 1 tennis
(ice hockey) Oliver Seibert   1881-1944  
(football) Ollie Matson (a.k.a. Oliver)   1930-2011  
(tennis) Oliver Marach   1980-  
(soccer) Oliver Kirch   1982-  
(soccer) Oliver Bozanić   1989-  
(rugby) Joe Launchbury (a.k.a. Oliver)   1991-  
(soccer) Oliver Norwood   1991-  
(soccer) Oliver Zelenika   1993-  
Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
Roy Disney (a.k.a. Oliver)   1893-1971  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director
Oliver Stone   1946-  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
(television) Oliver Mlakar   1935-  
Notable Musicians: 2 singers
Oliver Dragojević   1947-2018   pop  
Olly Murs (a.k.a. Oliver)   1984-   pop  
Notable Writers: 1 author
Oliver Goldsmith   1728-1774  
Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze, 2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze/silver, 1 silver/gold
(bronze) Oliver Horn   1924   water polo  
(gold) Oliver Macdonald   1924   4x400 m relay  
(silver/gold) Olivér Halassy   1928; 1932; 1936   water polo  
(bronze/silver) Ollie Matson (a.k.a. Oliver)   1952   400 m; 4x400 m relay  
(bronze) Oliver Lampe   1996   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Oliver Korn   2008; 2012   field hockey  
(silver) Carl Hagelin (a.k.a. Oliver)   2014   ice hockey  
(silver) Oliver Ekman-Larsson   2014   ice hockey  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 director
(director) Oliver Stone   1986; 1989   Platoon; Born on the Fourth of July  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
Oliver La Farge   1930   Laughing Boy  
Saints: 2 saints
Saint Oliver   ?-1050  
Saint Oliver Plunkett   1629-1681  
Shakespearian Characters: 2 characters
Oliver de Bois   As You Like It  
Sir Oliver Martext   As You Like It  
Title Characters: 2 books, 2 songs, 1 book/musical/film, 1 film
(book/musical/film) Oliver Twist   1838; 1960; 1968   Oliver Twist; Oliver!  
(song) Oliver   1979   Oliver's Army  
(film) Oliver   1988   Oliver & Company  
(song) Oliver   2011   Oliver Boy (All Of Our Boys)  
(book) Oliver   2013   Unravelling Oliver  
(book) Oliver   2015   Emmy & Oliver