Other Origin(s):Norse
Meaning:Ancestor's descendent or relic
Ólafur is a name of Icelandic and Old Norse origin. It is typically masculine, but given the definition of "ancestor's descendent or relic," you really could go any direction you like. The most famous of Ólafurs include actor and producer Ólafur Darri Ólafsson of Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga and Trapped, and and prominent Icelandic artist Ólafur Elíasson. Whether baby graces the big screen or finest galleries, the name Ólafur will help them honor their forebearers' artistic heritage!
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