Olga

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Gender: Female Meaning of Olga: "holy" Origin of Olga: Russian

The name Olga is a girl's name of Russian origin meaning "holy". Olga and is often added to lists like Saints' Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Initials - Twins".

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This Russian classic still has something of an exotic feel. Olga was one of Chekhov's Three Sisters, the name of the saint who was instrumental in spreading Christianity in Russia and the name of one of the USSR's most famous and popular gymnasts, Olga Korbut.

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Famous People Named Olga

Olga Constantinovna of Russia, Queen consort of George I of Greece
Olga Nikolaevna, Grand Duchess of Russia, Queen consort of Charles I of Württemberg
Olga Pavlovna, Grand Duchess of Russia, daughter of Paul I
Olga Alexandrovna, Grand Duchess of Russia, daughter of Alexander III
Olga Nikolaevna, Grand Duchess of Russia, daughter of Nicholas II
Olga Khokhlova, former wife and muse of Pablo Picasso
Olga Benário Prestes, German-Brazilian Communist revolutionary
Olga Teresa Tañón (Ortíz), Puerto Rican singer
Olga Kostyantynivna Kurylenko, Ukrainian-French model and actress
Olga Valentinovna Korbut, Belarusian Olympic gymnast
Olga Costa, German-Mexican painter
Olga Dondé, Mexican painter
Olga Govortsova, Belarusian tennis player
Olga Savchuk, Ukrainian tennis player
Olga Scarzezzini-Pall, Austrian Olympic skier
Olga, Baroness de Meyer, British-born socialite
Olga Rudge, American violinist; mistress of Ezra Pound
Olga Isabella Nethersole, English actress
Olga Isabelle, Princess of Savoy-Aosta, Duchess of Apulia
Olga Sergeevna Karavaeva aka Olga Kay, Russian Youtuber
Olga Kharlan, Ukrainian fencer
Olga Bogdanova, Estonian rhythmic gymnast

Pop Culture References for the name Olga

Olga Pataki, sister of Helga Pataki on animated series "Hey Arnold!"
Olga Gurlukovich, character in video game "etal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty"
Olga Orly, character in video game 'Ace Attorney'
Olga, also known as The Bride, character in horror film "The Bride"

Elga, Olva, Ollya, Olja, Helsa, Olia, Helga

Olga's International Variations

Ola (Polish) Lelya, Olesya, Lesya, Olyusha, Olka, Olenka, Olya (Russian) Oluska, Olina, Olunka (Czech) Olli, Olly (Estonian)