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Name Ola

Meaning:ancestor's descendantTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:Scandinavian
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Ela, Lola, Nola, Oda, Olaf, Olai, Olav, Ole, Olea, Olga     Details
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About Olaf/Olava, the group of names with the same origin as Ola

Meaning/translation:ancestor's descendant
Language of origin:Old Norse
Info about origin, male:name of several Norwegian kings
 king Olaf II (12th century) is the patron saint of Norway
Words:anu = ancestor  Old Norse
 leifr = the descendant  Old Norse
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:2:Olavi Finland 2014,  4:Ole Norway 2015,  8:Olof Sweden 2014,  16:Olle Sweden 2013,  17:Ólafur Iceland 2003 to 2007,  27:Olav Norway 2015,  49:Ola Norway 1997,  50:Olaf Warsaw 2008,  97:Olai Norway 2014,  177:Olava Norway 2015
Somehow related to:Oline, Ólöf
Name variants:Olava, Ola, Olaf, Ólafur, Olai, Olav, Olavi, Ole, Olle, Olof, Olov   Sortable list   Details
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NorwayGraph2015 81,  2014 71,  2013 76,  2012 67,  2011 57,  2010 78,  2009 75,  2008 77,  2007 80,  2006 80,  2005 58,  2004 61,  2003 70,  2002 71,  2001 53,  2000 63,  1999 57,  1998 53,  1997 49