Olav

♂ Name Olav – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Olav

Olav is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Olav

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

Meaning of Olav

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

Pronunciation of Olav

Alternate spelling of Olav

Olaf

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Name Statistic: Olav is ranked #3390 overall ↓ -9

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 2686 ↓↓ -228
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 4884 ↓↓ -628
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2493 ↑↑ 509
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 4254 ↑↑ 175
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 5022 ↓ -6
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 4135 ↓ -3
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 1498 ↑ 90
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 3488 ↓↓ -475
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 584 ↑↑ 952
  • 🇫🇷 France: 4490 ↓ -58
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3438 ↓↓ -311
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 5110 ↓↓ -391
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 9292 ↑↑ 262
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 843 ↓ -30
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 903 ↑ 54
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3308 ↓↓ -604
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 5999 ↓↓ -138
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 5749 ↓↓ -1106
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 4400 ↓ -93

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Name Olav

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