Óláfr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Norse *Anulaibaʀ(*Anulaibaʀ) (whence also variant Óleifr, Áleifr), consisting of *anu-(*anu-, ancestor) and *-laibaʀ(*-laibaʀ, remainder). The first part of the name is cognate to German Ahn(ancestor) and Latin anus(old woman).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /oː.laːfʀ/

Proper noun[edit]

Óláfr m

  1. A male given name

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