What does Olga mean?
Olga \o-lga, 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.
Olga is a very prominent first name for females (#277 out of 4276, Top 6%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (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. during 1910-1919, 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. Adoption of this girl name was at its highest during the years 1890-1899 and has become much less since, with the versions Olga, Ola and Helga becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)