What does Olof mean?
Olof /olof/ 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 history 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 relations of Olof were popular a century ago (median #688) and have become less common since, with versions like Olin becoming less fashionable.
Thinking of names?
Olof is alike in pronunciation to Alouf, Aluf, Eilif, Elof and Eluf. Other suggested similar baby names are Geof, Odo, Odolf, Odon, Oleg, Olen▼, Olyn, Oro and Oron. These names tend to be more frequently used than Olof.