Ole (name)

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Gender Masculine
Word/name Old Norse
Meaning "Ancestor's Descendant"
Other names
Related names Ola, Olaf, Olav, Oluf, Olof, Olov, Olin, Olen

Ole is a Danish and Norwegian masculine given name, derived from the Old Norse name Óláfr, meaning "ancestor's descendant".

People named Ole[edit]


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