Olaf Name Meaning

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Olaf

Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name Olaf

Olaf

Ancestor

From Old Norse Óláfr derived from anu ‘ancestor’ and leifr ‘heir, descendant’.

Meaning:

Ancestor, heir

Origin:

Scandinavian 

Gender:

For a boy

Popularity:

Not in the U.S. top 1,000 names

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