What does Olof mean?
Olof /olof/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Olof's root is Old Norse, and Olof means "ancestor's relic". Olof is a variant form, with the suffix -of, of Olaf (Old Norse): a royal name in Norway.
Olof has 1 variant: Olaff.more]
How popular is Olof?
Olof is an unusual given name for males. Olof is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Olof for boys. Olof reached its apex position of #84 in Sweden in the year 1998, but is not in the Top 100 currently. (2013 Birth Statistics)
Popular related forms of Olof rated in the Top 1000 are Ola, Olaf, Ole, Olin and Olle. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3115%) and have become significantly less popular since, with the versions Olaf, Ole and Olin becoming less fashionable. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Olof and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)