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What does Olympia mean?

Olympia Pronunciation of Olympia as a girls' name is pronounced oh-LIM-pee-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Olympia is "from Mount Olympus". A saint's name with its origin from mythology. Mount Olympus was the home of the ancient Greek gods. Actress Olympia Dukakis; Senator Olympia Snowe.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ol-, greek, mount, saint, mythology, ancient (old)


VARIANTS Olimpe, Olimpia, Olimpiada, Olimpiana, Olypme, Olympie




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How popular is Olympia?

Olympia is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2293 out of 4276, Top 54%) and also a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#144908 out of 150436, Top 96%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Olympia entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #1040 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Olympia name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Alycia, Alysia, Alyssia, Alyvia, Elysia, Elyssia, Ilysia, Odyssia, Olesia, Olevia, Olia, Olinia, Olivia, Olynda and Otylia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Olympia.

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