Olai

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Male Male Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Genitive form of Olaus (see Olavus) [1] [2]

2) Short form of Nicolai [1] [2]

Related Names

Olai
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Olaj
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Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Norwegian
Olay
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Danish Norwegian

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

  • Norway:
    • 18th century - ca 1940 [1]
    • early 20th century [2]
    • early 21th century [2]

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[3]
0 n.a. 740 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[4]
0 n.a. 10 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 1 1 41
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 n.a. 41
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Olai(m) Sources: [5][4][3][6]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Olai(m)

Sources: [5] [4] [3] [6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi