The name Olaf is Old Norse in origin and is derived from the name Áleifr. It can be translated to mean "ancestor's relic,” and Olaf was the name of numerous kings in Norway. Although this name is still considered regal and popular in the Netherlands, it is not widely used in the United States.
Similar Names: Ola, Olan
Famous Olaf Names: Saint Olaf, Olaf Henriksen (baseball player)