Olaf
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Given Name OLAF
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: O-laf (German), O-lahf (Dutch), AW-laf (Polish)   [details]
Meaning & History
From the Old Norse name Áleifr meaning "ancestor's descendant", derived from the elements anu "ancestor" and leifr "descendant". This was the name of five kings of Norway, including Saint Olaf (Olaf II).
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VARIANTS: Olav (Norwegian), Olav, Oluf (Danish)
DIMINUTIVES: Ola, Ole (Norwegian), Ole (Danish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Áleifr (Ancient Scandinavian), Olavi, Olev (Estonian), Ólavur (Faroese), Olavi, Uolevi, Olli (Finnish), Ólafur (Icelandic), Amhlaoibh (Irish), Olavo (Portuguese), Amhlaidh, Aulay (Scottish), Olof, Olov, Ola, Olle (Swedish)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Ólaf, Ølaf
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United States  - 
Netherlands  ranked #259 
Norway  - 
Poland  ranked #60