Meaning and Origin of Olen - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Olen

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old Norse : Talisman; ancestor

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Family name origins & meanings:

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