Meaning and Origin of: Olen

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old Norse : Talisman; ancestor

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Dutch : patronymic from Oele, Oole, a short form of any of the Germanic compound names with the first elementodal ‘wealth’, e.g. Odelbert (with second elementberht ‘bright’, ‘famous’).
  • Swedish (Olén, Ölén) : probably an ornamental name; etymology unexplained.