Olaf

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Óláfr.

Proper noun[edit]

Olaf

  1. A male given name.
    • 1998 Garrison Keillor, Wobegon Boy, Faber and Faber, ISBN 057119351X, page 71:
      And then all hundred and one of us trooped across the grass and onto the platform and got our diplomas from Mr. Halvorson, the superintendent of schools, and he said my name into the microphone―Tollefson, John Olaf―and there is was, the terrible secret of my middle name, revealed, and I slunk back to my seat and people whispered, 'Hey, Ole.'

Usage notes[edit]

  • Best known for an eleventh century king and patron saint of Norway. Rarely used as a given name of English-speakers.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Óláfr.

Proper noun[edit]

Olaf

  1. A male given name of Old Norse origin.

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Olaf

  1. A male given name of Old Norse origin.

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Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Olaf

  1. A male given name, a less common variant of Olav.