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Name Olaf

Meaning:ancestor's descendantTools:

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About the name Olaf in particular

Languages of use:German, English, Scandinavian
Short forms:Ole
Saints:Olaf II
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Ola, Olai, Olav, Olof, Ólöf     Details
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About Olaf/Olava, the group of names with the same origin as Olaf

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,  13:Olav Norway 2021,  16:Olle Sweden 2013,  17:Ólafur Iceland 2003 to 2007,  46:Olaf Warsaw 2016,  49:Ola Norway 1997,  86:Olai Norway 2018,  161:Olava Norway 2022
Somehow related to:Oline, Ólöf
Name variants:Olava, Ola, Olaf, Ólafur, Olai, Olav, Olavi, Ole, Olle, Olof, Olov   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Olaf

Germany prevalence 2005 96
NorwayGraph2018 1752017 195,  2016 192
Poland/WarsawGraph2016 462008 50
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