EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Óláfr.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈəʊl.əf/, /ˈəʊl.æf/, /ˈəʊl.ɑːf/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈoʊl.əf/, /ˈoʊl.æf/, /ˈoʊl.ɑːf/

Proper nounEdit

Olaf

  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages.
    • 1998 Garrison Keillor, Wobegon Boy, Faber and Faber, →ISBN, page 71:
      And then all hundred and one of us trooped across the grass and onto the platform and got our diplomas from Mr. Halvorson, the superintendent of schools, and he said my name into the microphone―Tollefson, John Olaf―and there is was, the terrible secret of my middle name, revealed, and I slunk back to my seat and people whispered, 'Hey, Ole.'

Usage notesEdit

  • Best known for an 11th-century king and patron saint of Norway. Rarely used as a given name of English-speakers.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Óláfr, from Proto-Norse *Anulaibaʀ (*Anulaibaʀ).

Proper nounEdit

Olaf

  1. A male given name of Old Norse origin.

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Olaf

  1. A male given name from Old Norse

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NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Olaf

  1. A male given name of less common usage, variant of Olav.

PolishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Olaf m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Olaf.

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Olaf in Polish dictionaries at PWN