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What does Olov mean?

Olov Pronunciation of Olov as a boys' name is of Old Norse origin, and Olov means "ancestor's relic". Olov is a version of Olaf (Old Norse): a royal name in Norway.



VARIANTS Olave, Olav

RELATIONS VIA OLAF Ola, Olaff, Ole, Olin, Olle, Olof



Olov Kellen (O.K.), ..

How popular is Olov?

Olov is an uncommon first name for males. Olov is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Olin (#1518 VIA LATEST LIST), Ola, Olaf, Ole, Olle and Olof are the popular alternative forms of Olov (NOT IN TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Olaff, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Olov was widespread 138 years ago (AVERAGE #951) and has become much reduced since, with forms such as Ole falling out of fashion. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ola, Olaf, Ole, Olin, Olof in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Olle, Olof outside U.S.

Similar Names

Olov is alike in pronunciation to Elov. Other recommended sound-alike names are Dov, Odo, Odon, Oleg, Olen, Olyn, Oro, Oron, Orv and Tov. These names tend to be more commonly used than Olov.

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