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.
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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. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Olga for girls. Olga reached its highest rank of #138 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Shown below is a study of the ranking 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 (adoption of 0.18%), but now, versions like Ola have fallen out of fashion.
Olga▼ is pronounced similarly to Ealga and Ellga. Other recommended names are Erga, Inga▼, Oba, Oda, Ofra, Oleda, Olena, Oleta▼, Olexa, Olida, Olina, Olisa, Oliva, Olla, Olva, Oma▼, Omega, Ooma, Oona, Ora▼, Oria, Orla, Orna, Orpa, Orra, Orsa, Orya, Osma, Oula, Ozma, Vaga and Vega. These names tend to be less frequently used than Olga.See names in meaning and etymology.