What does Olav mean?
Olav is a rare first name for men. Olav is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular alternative forms of Olav (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Olle, Olof, Olin, Ole, Olaf and Ola. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3115%) and are now much less widespread, with the versions Olaf, Ole and Olin becoming less fashionable. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Olav and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Olav is alike in pronunciation to Elov. Like Olav, this name is not commonly used.