Olga (name)

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St Olga by Nesterov in 1892.jpg
An icon of St. Olga.
Word/nameOld Norse
Other names
Related namesOleg, Helga
Olga is a Slavic female given name, derived from Old Norse name Helga. It is used in Russia (Ольга), Ukraine (Ольга, transliterated Olha), Belarus (Вольга, transliterated Vol'ha), Bulgaria (Олга transliterated Ólga), the Czech Republic, Greece and Cyprus (Όλγα, Ólgha), Georgia (ოლგა (Olga) or more archaic ოლღა (Olgha)) Latvia, Lithuania, Albania, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Serbia (Олга or Оља), Slovenia, Croatia, Spain, Latin America, North Macedonia.

Name days (St. Olga of Kiev): Bulgaria, Poland, Czech Republic, Greece and France – July 11, Slovakia – July 23, Ukraine, Russia – July 24, Hungary – July 27.

The male equivalent is Oleg (Олeг).


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