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Doesn’t sound right for some reason.
nylonpanda  12/27/2019
1
I don't like the meaning, it's weird. The name is alright I guess.
picajay  9/30/2019
1
The association with Count Olaf really bothers me.
kayisforkeen  8/13/2018
2
Snoopy has a brother named Olaf.
That70sShowGeek  5/15/2018
2
This name was awesome until Frozen came out.
Tatumarore  6/6/2017
1
I can't hear this name without thinking of the annoying talking snowman from Frozen, Olaf. Just doesn't appeal to me.
― Anonymous User  3/24/2017
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Olaf Ittenbach is a German horror movie director, actor and special effects artist.
cutenose  3/1/2017
1
According to (http://www.babynames.ch/Info/Name/naOlaf) Olaf ranked 96th place in Germany (2005) and 50th place in Warsaw, Poland (2008).
lilolaf  2/3/2017
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I strongly associate this name with some evil antagonist, even without the infamous Series of Unfortunate Events. Olaf honestly sounds like some stereotypical name for perhaps numerous character villains.
― Anonymous User  1/21/2017
1
A famous bearer of this name is Olaf Thon is a German retired footballer, and a current coach. Mainly a central midfielder, his 19-year professional career was solely associated to Schalke 04 and Bayern Munich, having amassed more than 500 official games and 100 goals for both combined. Nicknamed The Professor, he also collected more than 50 caps for the German national team.
lilolaf  1/7/2017
1
A famous bearer of this name is Olaf Hampel. He is a German bobsledder who competed during the 1990s. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he won gold medals in the four-man event in both 1994 and 1998.
lilolaf  1/4/2017
1
Olaf's name day is July 29th in many European countries including Germany and Poland.
lilolaf  1/4/2017
1
Olaf Johannessen is a Faroese actor.
cutenose  7/18/2016
3
In my opinion, Olaf sounds very Norwegian.
lilolaf  4/11/2016
1
Also used in the Faroe Islands. (http://www.nordicnames.de/wiki/Olaf).
lilolaf  4/5/2016
2
My name's Olaf and I'm from Norway.
cutenose  3/13/2016
1
Olaf was given to 22 boys in America in 2014, possibly after Olaf in the 2013 movie 'Frozen'.
cutenose  2/22/2016
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"Some people are worth melting for" - Olaf the Snowman (Frozen 2013).
igoesrawrOMG  4/17/2014
1
Olaf was the oldest son of King Christian I of Denmark and his wife Dorothea.
CarolinW  6/11/2012
2
Count Olaf is a fun but sadistic character, and the name sounds more like a surname, so I wouldn't use this name.
Kerules  4/5/2009
1
Two words: Count Olaf. This association with the name makes it rather unappealing to me.
― Anonymous User  2/1/2009
1
My assosiation of this name with Count Olaf makes it funny to me for some reason. I don't know why, as Count Olaf isn't a funny character. But it makes me laugh. There's just something inherently goofy about this name (no offense to anyone named Olaf).
Pippin  3/16/2008
5
I am very proud to have the name Olaf.
wom  11/9/2007
5
This name also exists in the same form in Polish. [noted -ed]
daffodils_sing  6/27/2007
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The first time I heard this name was in A Series of Unfortunate Events and I thought Snicket made it up, it was so goofy sounding.
― Anonymous User  4/13/2007
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This name reminds me of pure evil because of Count Olaf in the Series of Unfortunate Events. I never liked it anyways, so I don't mind.
Dessa  4/9/2007
1
In Nancy Farmer's book "The Sea of Trolls", Olaf was the head of King Ivar the Boneless's berserkers, the wolf-headed men.
Arowen Half-Elven  12/24/2005
3
This is also the name of the bad guy in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, Count Olaf.
Tbird  6/29/2005

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