AskDefine | Define Olaf

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English

Etymology

From Olaifr, an- "ancestor" + leifr "relic, heir".

Proper noun

  1. A given name, best known for an eleventh century king and patron saint of Norway.

Translations

male given name

See also

Danish

Proper noun

  1. A given name of origin.

Related terms

German

Proper noun

  1. A given name of origin.

Related terms

Norwegian

Proper noun

  1. A given name, a less common variant of Olav.

Extensive Definition

Olav, Olaf, Olof, Olaus, Olaüs, or Anlaf may refer to:
  • OLAF, also Olaf, (French acronym for Office Européen de Lutte Anti-Fraude) the "European Anti-Fraud Office"
People:
In Norse-Gael and Gaelic context, Olaf is given as Amlaíb, and either may refer to:
Other:
Olaf in Danish: Olaf
Olaf in German: Olaf
Olaf in Hungarian: Olaf
Olaf in Dutch: Olof
Olaf in Japanese: オーラヴ
Olaf in Norwegian: Olav
Olaf in Norwegian Nynorsk: Olav
Olaf in Polish: Olaf
Olaf in Russian: Олаф
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