Olavus

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Latinised form of Olav and its variant forms (see Ólafr) (see also -us) [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Lávus
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Faroese
Olagus
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Swedish
Olaves
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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Norwegian
Olavius
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Norwegian Swedish
Olavus
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Norwegian Swedish

See also Olai, Olaus

Grammar

Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Olavus
Genitive: Olavus'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Olavus
Genitive: Olavus' / Olavus

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 80 people were named Olavus (percentage of first or only given name: 4 %) [4]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 18 0 0 0 18
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
2 0 0
n.a.
2
Denmark Denmark[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Olavus.


References

  1. 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 4.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/