Olav Name Meaning & Origin

Olav

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This name is the twenty-seventh most popular boy's name in Norway.

It is pronounced "OOH-lahwv".

Use is mostly Norwegian and Danish.

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"Ancestor's descendant", from Old Norse.

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Olav V of Norway
Olav Aukrust, Norwegian poet and teacher
Olav Gjærevoll, Norwegian botanist and politician
Olav Meisdalshagen, Norwegian politician
Olav Sunde, Norwegian javelin-thrower

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