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Meaning of Olov

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The name Olov 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, Olov is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Olov for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Olaf, of which the name Olov is a variant.
USA baby name statistics


The name Olov is very likely a(n) Swedish variant of the name Olaf.

See other suggested Swedish boy baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Olaf.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Olov and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Olov: Boys - Danely, Denby, Denholm, Einar, Elvis, Erik, Garth, Gunnar, Gustav, Kason, Lambert, Girls - Dagny, Dahlia, Erika, Ingrid, Karina, Kristina, Nessa, Nissa, Rona, Signe, Tyra, Both genders - Dyre, Eric, Harold


The name Olov is a variant of Olaf. Other popular variants of the name Olaf are: Ola (Norwegian), Olaff, Olafur (Icelandic), Olan, Olave (Danish), Olavi (Finnish), Olay (Norwegian), Ole (Danish), Olef, Olev, Olin, Olli (Finnish), Olof (Swedish), Olov (Swedish), Oluf (Swedish)


We think the name Olov 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 Olov to be: Big sized, kind-hearted chap

In one word, you might describe Olov as a(n) "kind-hearted" person.

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