Olu

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Norwegian and Swedish dialectal variant form of Olof (see Ólǫf) [1] [2]

2) Finnish dialectal form of Olga [3]

Related Names

Olu
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Olu
Genitive: Olun
Partitive: Olua
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Olu
Genitive: Olus
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Olu
Genitive: Olus

Further Information

Predominant Regional Usage

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]
16 55 16 53 0 2
Denmark Denmark[6]
1
n.a.
1
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
2
n.a.
2 0 0
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.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Olu (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Olu (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  4. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/