Olov is a boy's name of Swedish origin, meaning "ancestor's descendant." Though Old Norse Olaf may be a bit more iconic in spelling, that doesn't make this beautiful moniker any less of a legendary choice for your little one. Per Olov Enquist was known as one of Sweden's most famous novelists. Sven-Olov Lawesson, a Swedish scientific pioneer, popularized a chemical compound that would later be named after him. With any luck, your tiny tot will be inspired to reach even greater heights!
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