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Meaning and name origin

Olga \o-lga, ol-ga\ as a girl's 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 has 5 variant forms: Elga, Helga, Ola, Olenka and Olia.


Olga is a very popular first name for females (#277 out of 4276, Top 6%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Olga for girls. Olga reached its highest rank of #136 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Olga name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Olga outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Olga and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Olga, Ola and Helga. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Helga, Ola, Olga in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Olga and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Olga is also pronounced similarly to Ealga and Ellga. Other suggested similar baby names are Olexa, Olisa, Olla and Olva. These names tend to be less commonly used than Olga.