Ole Name Meaning & Origin

Ole

Pronunciation: OH-lee (key)

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Ole and Leo are anagrams of each other; they share they same letters.

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My great-grandfather's name was Ole. He was the son of Norwegian immigrants & born in the late 1800s.

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Meanings and history of the name Ole: | Edit

Danish and Norwegian form of Olaf.
Pronouonced: OH-lee

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Ole Worm, 17th century Danish physician and antiquarian.
Ole Nydahl, Danish lay Buddhist teacher and author.
O. E. Rølvaag, Norwegian-American author and professor.

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"Ole and Lena" (as well as "Sven and Ole") are central characters in self-deprecating jokes told by Norwegian-Americans.

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