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Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Olaf. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1930 and 1980

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Northern Germany
  • Eastern Germany

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic name

Combination of 'ancestor' and 'heir'

Detailed information about the origin and meaning of Olaf can be found on our sister site www.nordicnames.de.