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|Region of origin||Scandinavia|
|Related names||Helgi, Helje, Hølje, Halga, Oleg, Helga|
The name is derived from Proto-Norse *Hailaga with its original meaning being dedicated to the gods. For its Slavic version, see Oleg. Its feminine equivalent is Olga. Helgi was spelled with a silent M in Old Norse.
Notable people with this name
- Halga, legendary Danish king mentioned in Beowulf and in medieval Scandinavian sources.
- Helgi Hjörvarðsson, a Scandinavian hero from Helgakviða Hjörvarðssonar, in the Poetic Edda. It says that he was reborn as
- Helgi Hundingsbane, a Scandinavian hero who figures in the Völsunga saga and who has two poems in the Poetic Edda. It says that he was reborn as
- Helgi Haddingjaskati, a Swedish hero from Hrómundar saga Gripssonar.
- Helge Jung - a Swedish General
- Helgi the Sharp (disambiguation), multiple people
- Helgi Tómasson (disambiguation), multiple people
- Helge Rosvaenge – a Danish-German Tenor
- Helge Schneider – a German entertainer
- Helge Skoog – a Swedish actor
- Niels Fabian Helge von Koch – a Swedish mathematician
- Helge Uuetoa - an Estonian painter, stage and film set designer
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