Meaning of Olan
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Olan has the following meaning:
Ancestor's descendent. Derived from the Old Norse elements "anu" (ancestor) and "leifr" (descendent).
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Olan is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Olan in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The following names are baby names related to Olan and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Olan: Boys - Danely
, Girls - Dagny
, Both genders - Dyre
The name Olan is a variant of Olaf
. Other popular variants of the name Olaf are: Ola
We think the name Olan should fall under the following style category: Scandinavian
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Olan to be: Big sized, kind-hearted chap
In one word, you might describe Olan as a(n) "kind-hearted
See other "kind-hearted" names for boys