Type Surname (from location)
Usage German (Latinized)
Pronounced Pron. oh-LAY-vee-an
Other Forms FormsOlevianus
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Contributor Contrib.elbowin on 11/6/2014
Last Editor Editorelbowin on 11/7/2014
Olevian is a latinised word meaning "from Olewig" (a town today incorporated into Trier, Germany). The name was the last name of the German Reformed theologian Caspar Olevian.