November 23, 2014 § Leave a comment
The Danish or Norwegian form of “Olaf”, meaning “ancestor’s descendant”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Amhlaidh, Amhlaoibh, Aulay, Ola, Olaf, Olafur, Olavi, Olavo, Olev, Olle, Olli, Olof, Uolevi, etc.
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Ole, a jealous husband referenced in a story Thea tells, in The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather (written in 1915 and set in the 1890s).
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