Ole

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See also: ole and olé

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Medieval short form of Olaf.

Proper noun[edit]

Ole

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 59 433 males with the given name Ole have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Danish and Norwegian Ole.

Proper noun[edit]

Ole.

  1. A male given name.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish Ole, short form of Olav. Also used as a written form of the Norwegian Ola and Olav in the 18th and 19th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Ole

  1. A male given name.

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 32 318 males with the given name Ole living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 19th century. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.