Name Olaf Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Olaf


Olaf is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Olaf?

Olaf is a Scandinavian name and derived from the Old Norse given name Áleifr.

What does the name Olaf mean?

Olaf means “ancestor’s descendant” (from Old Norse “anu” = ancestor + “leifr” = descendant/heir).

Pronunciation of Olaf

Variants of the name Olaf


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Popularity of the name Olaf

The name Olaf is ranked #3360 overall.

Olaf in the Top 50 Names

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