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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Olaf
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Olaf in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Olaf:
Records indicate that 932 boys in the United States have been named Olaf since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1916, when 79 people in the U.S. were given the name Olaf. Those people are now 102 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Olaf
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6 Positive Comments
"I personally don?t know anyone with his name but I love it! Yes it?s the name of a Disney character but there is more meaning. There was two monarchs named Olaf in Norway I believe I might name my future child this" Nov. 3, 2018:
"I adore the name Olaf--it is strong, regal and saintly. I predict that it will be making a comeback amidst the rise of other Scandinavian boy names such as Magnus, Thor and Haakon." Mar. 3, 2010:
"My grandfather's name was Olaf--he was a kind and wonderful man! Olaf is also the name of the patron saint that brought christianity to Norway--not too bad!" Dec. 5, 2009:
"We Named our first born son Olaf. we love it and so do our friends." Mar. 2, 2009:
"Olof is the name of my great great grandfather born in Norway in 1839." Aug. 29, 2008:
"I never met anothe rperson with my name to...and Im the only one in my whole region probably...I think its unique. When someone calls for me I know right away...and yes...many people "accedently" call me Olive >:@" Apr. 11, 2007:
1 Neutral Comment
"The charts not true because my cousins name is Olaf and he was born in 1978 and it doesnt show any born past 1920ish" Jul. 8, 2008:
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