US Popularity:27855
Meaning:Ancestor's relic, legacy of ancestors
Olaf might be an uncommon name, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have any famous bearers. You probably know Olaf from Frozen as the snowman with the sunshiny personality, or maybe Count Olaf in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events—the criminal, although highly imaginative, uncle of the Baudelaires. These might be relatively modern characters, but the name Olaf has a long history in Scandinavian countries. It's a masculine Norse name that means "ancestor's relic” or “legacy of ancestors” and was borne by several kings in Norwegian history. Baby will definitely be in good company, criminal uncles aside.

Olaf Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Olaf is currently #27855 in U.S. births
Boy:Olaf is currently #13553 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1650
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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