Oluf

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Danish younger form of Olaf (see Ólafr) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Ollu
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Danish
Olluf
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Danish
Olluff
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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Danish
Oluf
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Oluff
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Danish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Ûluvfe
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Greenlandic
Uuluffi
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Greenlandic

For female forms see Olufdine, Oluffa, Olufine

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Oluf
Genitive: Olufs
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Oluf
Accusative: Oluf
Dative: Olufi
Genitive: Olufs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Oluf
Genitive: Olufin
Partitive: Olufia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Oluf
Genitive: Olufs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Oluf
Genitive: Olufs

Name Day

Denmark Denmark

29 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

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&
Denmark Denmark[8]
606
n.a.
0
n.a.
606
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
125
n.a.
0
n.a.
125
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
21 67
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[11]
13 55 0 0 13 55
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
4 0 0
n.a.
4
  #: 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.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Oluf (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  7. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  11. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi