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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Olafson

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Alt. Meaning

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

L is for lucky, who is more?

A is for appreciative, of all you have

F is for fun, your zest for life!

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

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Popularity of Olafson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Olafson U.S.
  White 94.31% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.13% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Olafson

People with the last name Olafson are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Olafson

  • How Popular is the name Olafson? As a last name Olafson was the 32,676th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Olafson? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Olafson was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Olafson: Your name in reverse order is Nosfalo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fasonol. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Olafson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 703 people with the last name Olafson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Olafson? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Olafson as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Olafsons Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Olafson born Jun 8, 1928

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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