Olga name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 5th, 2023
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old Norse and Scandinavian
Usage: Russian, Armenian, English, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese, Slavic, Faroese, Icelandic, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: o-lga
Meaning: Holy, Blessed, Luck, Happiness, Saints and Intact
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What does Olga mean?

Long standing and Acclaimed Olga especially is used in Polish, Armenian, Portuguese, Russian, English, Greenlandic, Danish, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Slavic, Faroese and Hungarian is originated from Old Norse and Scandinavian, meaning of Olga is "Holy, Blessed, Luck, Happiness, Saints or Intact" is bestowed upon both sexes. Olga is variation of quintessential vintage and cherished Helga. Helga is effeminate version of Helge. Also Helga is effeminate version of Helgi. Meaning of Helga is Luck and Heilagr Meaning Prosperous Successful Holy Blessed is rooted from Nordic and Scandinavian. Olga is effeminate variant of Ole. Ole is short form of Olaf. Also Ole is short form of names with "Od". Ole is Danish and Norwegian cognate of Óli. Ole means Happy and Heritage of the Ancestors is originated from Old Norse. It is celebrated on July 11th.

Does Olga sound like a good baby name?

Yes, Olga is a great name for a baby girl. It has Scandinavian roots and its meaning "Blessed" gives it an extra charm. It's fun, unique and easy to pronounce making it a great option when you are looking for something special for your daughter. Many people think of Olga as strong and independent due to its history, which makes it even more attractive. Additionally, the name is quite popular in many countries such as Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine and Belarus so it won't be hard to find similar-named friends in school. All things considered, Olga might be the perfect choice for your baby girl!

How do I pronounce Olga?

The proper pronunciation of two syllabled Olga is o-lga. ol-ga is another way(s) to say the name.

Variants of Olga

Olla, Helga, Helgar, Olina, Olgunn

Names that rhyme with Olga

How popular is the name Olga?

Olga was a popular name in United States. Over 61672 babies have been given the name in 172 years. When at its peak in 1916, 1691 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 126th position. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 172 years. Moreover, the name has been to the top 500 baby names a whooping 96 times Also, a popular name in France with over 24422 new-borns have been given the name since 1900. Currently the moniker is on a rise, in 1902, it ranked 69th when 702 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. In addition to that, the name has been in the top 100 baby names 27 times

In Spain, Olga was once a common name since emerging in 2002 it has been given to over 759 babies. At its zenith in 2003,. After 3 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. In Ireland, Olga is a unique name where it had been in use since for 17 from 1967 to 2010 and had secured the place in top 200 names. In 1973, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 155 on girl names chart when 42 babies were named Olga. Over 370 babies in Ireland have been named Olga.

Olga is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, even after 21 years of use, it could not make it big. Over 221 people have been named Olga in England and Wales. Also, it is uncommon in Belgium, where it has been in use since 1997 and peaked in 2014 when it ranked 714th. There are over 108 babies that have been given the name Olga in Belgium. However things change on global perspective, Olga is extremely popular in Russia where every 1 in 50 have the name as well as in, Ukraine, Colombia, Mexico, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Argentina, Poland and Germany. Also the baby name is popular in Tajikistan, Peru, Mozambique, Brazil, Guatemala, Turkmenistan, Ecuador, Venezuela, Cuba, Chile, Moldova, Greece, Serbia, Czech Republic, Italy, Honduras, Latvia, DR Congo, Egypt, Kyrgyzstan, Dominican Republic, Madagascar, Paraguay, Bolivia, South Africa, Costa Rica, Angola, Portugal, Israel, Uruguay, Congo, Canada, England, Central African Republic, Estonia, Netherlands, Hungary, Transnistria, Nicaragua, Lithuania, Puerto Rico, Ethiopia, El Salvador, Slovenia, Sudan, Indonesia, Austria, Switzerland, Rwanda and Panama. At least, 7530000 people globally have been given the name as per our estimate.

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Olga in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Olga?

The letter A as your capstone represents your passion for greater achievements. Allow your creativity to take over your mind and just be who you truly are. To have letter A as your capstone in your name indicates your independence and ambitious attitude. You find a way to disappoint yourself even if there's no reason for disappointment. Challenges don't scare you but on the contrary, they make you feel alive.

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  •  Albina - Albina's meaning is White Man or The Word Albus Which is of the Meaning White is a girl name has its roots in Latin is used in Italian, Finnish and Danish
  •  Elisha - Used primarily in Bengali, English and Telugu long standing and widespread, Elisha is originated from Hebrew, Elisha means "Abbreviation of Elisabeth or God is Fullness" is a gender-neutral name
  •  Henderson - Commonly used in English persistent and illustrous, Henderson aimed at boys. Its origin is in Old English, meaning of Henderson is "Son of Henry"
  •  Adda - Eminent and Conifer Addas origin is Hebrew, Arabic and Germanic, meaning of Adda is "Noble, Decked or Friendship" and is largely used in Swedish, Finnish and Danish is used as a gender-neutral name
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Famous people named Olga

  • Olga of Kiev, regent of Kievan Rus' for her son Svyatoslav
  • Olga Sinclair, artist and figurative painter
  • Olga Neuwirth, Austrian composer
  • Olga Kosakiewicz, student of Simone de Beauvoir
  • Olga Rudge, American-born concert violinist
  • Olga Generalova, Russian triathlete
  • Olga Bergholz, Soviet poet, writer, playwright and journalist
  • Olga Mihaylovna Bebutova, Russian Empire actress and writer
  • Olga Xirinacs Díaz, Spanish writer and piano teacher
  • Olga Orozco, Argentine poet
  • Olga Bolșova, retired Moldovan athlete
  • Olga Lipovskaya, Russian poet and feminist
  • Olga Ryabinkina, female shot putter from Russia
  • Olga Kapeliuk, Israeli linguist
  • Olga Rozanova, Russian avant-garde artist
  • Olga Zherebtsova, sister of the celebrated Zubov brothers
  • Olga Jančić, Serbian sculptor
  • Olga Jevrić, Serbian sculptor
  • Olga Stulneva, Russian athlete and bobsledder
  • Olga Kotlyarova, Russian runner
  • Olga Yegorova, Russian middle distance runner
  • Olga Desmond, German dancer and actress
  • Olga Marlin, author of 'To Africa with a Dream' and a founding member of Kianda School
  • Olga Costa, painter and cultural promoter
  • Olga Horak, Czechoslovakian-born Australian author and Holocaust survivor
  • Olga Talamante, Chicana political activist and the current executive director of the California-based Chicana/Latina Foundation
  • Olga Broumas, Greek poet, resident in the United States
  • Olga Kardopoltseva, Belarusian race walker
  • Olga Paterova, young politician in Transnistria
  • Olga Vinogradova, specialist in Russian cognitive neuroscience
  • Olga Krishtop, race walker
  • Olga Nazarova, Russian former athlete
  • Olga Kuragina, former Soviet track and field athlete
  • Olga Bondarenko, retired female track and field athlete,
  • Olga Bogoslovskaya, retired Russian athlete
  • Olga Zaytseva, Russian sprint athlete
  • Olga Rublyova, retired Russian long jumper
  • Olga Lopes-Seale, Guyanese-born Barbados-based social and community worker
  • Olga Sukhareva, Russian woman International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster
  • Olga Borodina, leading mezzo-soprano, known for her roles
  • Olga Casares Pearson, Argentine actress of the 1940s and 1950s considered the Golden Age of Argentine Cinema
  • Olga Fröbe-Kapteyn, Dutch spiritualist, theosophist
  • Olga Kuznetsova, retired Russian middle distance runner
  • Olga Levenkova, Russian heptathlete
  • Olga Romasko, former Russian biathlete
  • Olga Uvarov, veterinary surgeon and clinical researcher
  • Olga Charvátová, retired Czech alpine skier
  • Olga Ladyzhenskaya, Soviet and Russian mathematician
  • Olga Oleinik, Soviet mathematician
  • Olga Kennard, British scientist specialising in crystallography
  • Olga Korbut, Belarusian former gymnast
  • Olga Kuzenkova, Russian athlete
  • Olga Tañón, Puerto Rican recording artist

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