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


Olav is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Olav?

Olav is a variant of the name Olaf, which is a Scandinavian name and derived from the Old Norse given name Áleifr.

What does the name Olav mean?

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

Pronunciation of Olav

Variants of the name Olav


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Popularity of the name Olav

The name Olav is ranked #3625 overall.

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