Definition of Olaf in English:


Syllabification: O·laf
Pronunciation: /ˈōläf
  • 1The name of five kings of Norway.
  • 1.1 Olaf I Tryggvason (969–1000), reigned 995–1000.
  • 1.2 Olaf II Haraldsson (circa 995–1030), reigned 1016–30; canonized as St. Olaf for his attempts to spread Christianity in his kingdom. He is the patron saint of Norway. Feast day, July 29.
  • 1.3 Olaf III Haraldsson (died 1093), reigned 1066–93.
  • 1.4 Olaf IV Haakonson (1370–87), reigned 1380–87.
  • 1.5 Olaf V (1903–91), reigned 1957–91; full name Olaf Alexander Edmund Christian Frederik.

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