Ola Name Meaning & Origin
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It is a somewhat common name for boys in Scandinavia. It is a shorter version of the more known name Olaf.
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- Meanings and history of the name Ola
Olaf has a history back to old Norse history and has been the name of numerous kings in Norway and Sweden.
Saint Olaf in Norway is another famous person with this name.
The name was spelled Olav in old versions as the 'v' was pronounced as f.
- Famous real-life people named Ola
Ola Salo of the band The Ark, Ola Rapace, Ola Magnell, Ola Håkansson etc.
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