Olava

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Female form of Olav (see Ólafr) and Olavus [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Olava
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Olave
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Norwegian

See also Lalla, Lava

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Olava
Genitive: Olavan
Partitive: Olavaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Olava
Genitive: Olavas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Olava
Genitive: Olavas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

  • Norway: 18th and 19th century until ca. 1945 [1]

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[4]
238 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
5 66 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a. 11 0 0
  #: 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 Olava(f) Sources: [5][6][4][7]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Olava(f)

Sources: [5] [6] [4] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  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 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi