Oliver is officially the most attractive boys’ name

Over 8,000 of you voted in our poll


The results are in: Oliver has been voted the most attractive name in the UK.

In our poll of the most attractive boys’ name of 2016, Oliver won with a whopping 9.16 per cent – more than double that of Alex, which came second.

8,090 people voted overall, with Oliver bagging 741 of the total votes.

Originally a French name, Oliver comes from the Gallic word for an olive tree – meant to symbolise beauty, dignity and fruitfulness.

Famous Olivers include modish Made In Chelsea stars Proudlock and Ollie Locke, rugged male model Oliver Cheshire, singers Olly Murs and Olly Alexander, and ex-Lord Protector of the Commonwealth Oliver Cromwell.

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Just one of many dreamy Olivers

Oliver has gone from strength to strength in recent years, with it recently coming second in a nationwide poll of the top baby names for boys – narrowly losing out to our 10th place, Charlie.

We’ll be releasing the full rundown of the results this weekend.