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).


Kyiv Rus[edit]

Russian imperial family[edit]

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Fictional characters[edit]

  • Olga Fitzgerald, a fictional character from series 10 of the British television programme Waterloo Road, portrayed by Pooky Quesnel
  • Olga Gurlukovich, a fictional character from Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
  • Olga Pataki, a fictional character from the American animated television series Hey Arnold
  • Olga Sergeyevna Prozorova, a fictional character from the Russian play, Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov
  • Olga Orly, a fictional character from Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney
  • Olga, an obese fictional character from Neighbours From Hell 2: On Vacation, who is Mr Rottweiler's love interest.

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