Olof m

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Male Male Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Olof f for the female version.

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Old Swedish younger form of Olaf (see Ólafr) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Olof
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Olov
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Olow
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Swedish
Ulof
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Finish
Uolo
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Finish
Uolu
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Uulo
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Uuloffi
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Finish

For female forms see Olofina, Olova

Combinations

For combinations see OLOF (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Olof
Genitive: Olofs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Olof
Genitive: Olofin
Partitive: Olofia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Olof
Genitive: Olofs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Olof
Genitive: Olofs

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

29 July

Sweden Sweden

29 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 142,225 people were named Olof m (percentage of first or only given name: 23 %) [6]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
10923 110780 0 9 10923 110771
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
7160 0 0
n.a.
7160
Denmark Denmark[10]
31
n.a.
2
n.a.
29
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
1 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
93
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
93
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[13]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Statistics as male name

Recent statistics trend[8][10][12][9]:Name statistics for Olof (m)

Sources: [8] [10] [12] [9]

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Olof (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Olof (m)


References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/