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About the Olund surname

Respelling of Swedish Ölund, composed of ö ‘island’ + lund ‘grove’.

Other respellings include Oland and Ohlund.

Sweden utilized a patronymic naming system up until the late 1800's, so surnames like Olund are relatively new compared to names from other countries.

Famous Olunds

  • Johan Verner Ölund (Warner Oland) : Swedish American actor from the 1920's and 1930's
  • Ron Olund - Playgirl Centerfold, 1981

Famous Olands and Ohlunds

  • The Oland family of Halifax Nova Scotia, who founded the Moosehead brewery
  • Mattias Öhlund, National Hockey League defender

Places called Olund

  • Ølund, Denmark
  • Olund Lake, Michigan, USA
  • Olund Road, Abbotsford BC, Canada
  • Olund Crescent, Maple Ridge, BC, Canada

Places called Oland and Ohlund

  • Island of Öland, Kalmar County, Sweden