Other Origin(s):Basque
Meaning:Legacy of ancestors, ancestors' heir; Low forge
Olave is a Scandinavian name for boys with Old Norse origins, sharing the same roots as Olaf. Carrying the meanings “legacy of ancestors” or “ancestors' heir,” Olave holds millennia of ancestral pride, reminding baby of where they come from. Rich in origin, Olave is also the Castilian form of the Basque Olabe. Once a habitational surname for families from Olave in Navarre, Spain, Olave may mean “low forge” and shines as a charming personal name.
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