Popularity:4990
Origin:Norse
Other Origin(s):Scandinavian
Meaning:Ancestor's relic
Teach baby about their heritage with the short and sweet name Olof. A new take on the traditionally spelled Olaf, this distinctive masculine moniker has Norse and Scandinavian origins. Olof has a rich history, having belonged to many different notable namesakes and kings over the ages. Nowadays, you might recognize this name from the likes of Swedish soccer manager Olof Mellberg, former Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, or Swedish actor Olof Thunberg—who also happens to be the grandfather of activist Greta Thunberg. With a name like this, baby is sure to make their ancestors proud!
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