What does the name Olin mean? The meaning of the name Olin is Ancestor's Heir. The origin of the name Olin is Scandinavian. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Alternate spellings: Olan
People who like the name Olin also like: Owen
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Name Notes: Diminutive form of Olaf. Ken Olin, actor.