What does Olga mean?
Olga /ol-ga/ [2 sylls.] 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. Adoption of these girl names 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)