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Name Ole

Meaning:ancestor's descendantTools:

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About the name Ole in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, Low German, Scandinavian
Is short form of:Olaf
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Cole, Iole, Jole, Kole, Ola, Olea, Oleg, Olek, Oli, Olle     Details
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About Olaf/Olava, the group of names with the same origin as Ole

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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Denmark prevalenceGraph2015 17,  2005 14
Greenland prevalence 2011 8
NorwayGraph2015 65,  2014 45,  2013 35,  2012 55,  2011 50,  2010 40,  2009 44,  2008 32,  2007 24,  2006 30,  2005 31,  2004 26,  2003 23,  2002 20,  2001 20,  2000 19,  1999 11,  1998 71997 10
Norway prevalence 2015 4
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