What does Olga mean?
Olga /ol-ga/ as a girls' name is pronounced OL-gah. It is of Old Norse and Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Olga is "blessed, holy; successful".
The Russian form of Helga. Popular in the Russian imperial family. The Russian Saint Olga was a princess from Kiev and a 10th-century Christian convert. Gymnast Olga Korbut.
How popular is Olga?
Olga is a very prominent first name for females (#277 out of 4276, Top 6%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#118954 out of 150436, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Olga for girls. Olga reached its highest rank of #136 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Olga and associated names. Prominent related forms of Olga are Ola and Helga. Other forms, like Hege, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Olga was at its highest during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.687%) and has become much less since, with the versions Helga, Ola and Olga becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)