Male1928–about 2000

Brief Life History of Olav

Olav SEIVÅG was born in 1928, in Møre og Romsdal, Norway. He died about 2000, at the age of 73.

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    1940 · Norway in WW II

    Age 12

    German occupation of Norway from 9 April 1940 to 9 May 1945. Much damage was done to northern Norway.

    Name Meaning

    from an Old Norse personal name composed of the elements anu ‘ancestor’ + leifr ‘heir, descendant’. St Olaf , King of Norway ( 995–1030 ), aided the spread of Christianity in his kingdom. The name was introduced to Britain before the Norman Conquest, but modern use as a given name in the English-speaking world originated in America, where it was taken by recent Scandinavian immigrants.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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