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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