Olga

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62k
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since 1880
Last Name
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Olga

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Borrowed in the 19th century from Russian О́льга (Ólʹga), a saints' name borne by Russian royalty, a medieval form of Helga, Old Norse heilagr (“holy, prosperous”).

  1. A female given name.

Olga was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Danish, Faroese, Finnish, German, Icelandic, Latvian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Olga

Olga was given the name Olha Kostiantynivna Kurylenko on November 14th, 1979 in Berdiansk.

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Olga Korbut is a gymnast. Olga was born on May 16th, 1955 in Grodno.

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Olga Constantinovna of Russia was royalty. She was most prominent from 27 to 1867. Olga was born as the child of Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia and Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg on September 3rd, 1851 in Pavlovsk, Saint Petersburg. She died on June 18th, 1926.

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Origa was a new-age music and electronica singer-songwriter, musician, and composer. She plays Piano and Vocals. She was most active from 1994 to 2015. Origa was given the name Olga Vital'evna Yakovleva on October 12th, 1970 in Kochenyovsky District, Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia. Origa is also known as ORIGA. She died on January 17th, 2015.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1915 to 1915. Edna was given the name Olga Edna Purviance on October 21st, 1895 in Paradise Valley, Nevada, United States. She passed away on January 11th, 1958.

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Olga Seryabkina is a pop music and europop singer-songwriter and dance. She plays Vocals. She was most active from 2004 to present. Olga was given the name Olga Yurievna Seryabkina on April 12th, 1985 in Moscow. Olga is also known as Holy Molly.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Olga

Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Olga was a saint. Holy was born in 890. She breathed her last breath on July 11th, 0969.

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Princess Olga was royalty. Princess was born as the child of Prince Nicholas of Greece, Denmark, and Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia on June 11th, 1903 in Tatoi Palace, Tatoi, Greece. She passed away on October 16th, 1997.

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Szelc was born on May 1st, 1994.

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How popular is the baby name Olga in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 50 50 0
1881 31 31 0
1882 64 64 0
1883 81 81 0
1884 99 99 0
1885 121 121 0
1886 151 151 0
1887 153 153 0
1888 172 172 0
1889 194 194 0
1890 225 225 0
1891 237 237 0
1892 301 301 0
1893 262 262 0
1894 303 303 0
1895 329 329 0
1896 355 355 0
1897 364 364 0
1898 329 329 0
1899 292 292 0
1900 376 376 0
1901 273 273 0
1902 321 321 0
1903 281 281 0
1904 298 298 0
1905 288 288 0
1906 317 317 0
1907 314 314 0
1908 345 345 0
1909 359 359 0
1910 381 381 0
1911 489 489 0
1912 696 696 0
1913 810 810 0
1914 1,114 1,107 7
1915 1,537 1,532 5
1916 1,690 1,685 5
1917 1,655 1,655 0
1918 1,691 1,691 0
1919 1,687 1,687 0
1920 1,595 1,590 5
1921 1,572 1,572 0
1922 1,542 1,535 7
1923 1,372 1,366 6
1924 1,467 1,462 5
1925 1,173 1,173 0
1926 1,157 1,157 0
1927 1,109 1,101 8
1928 943 934 9
1929 907 897 10
1930 781 774 7
1931 679 674 5
1932 613 613 0
1933 511 511 0
1934 490 482 8
1935 392 385 7
1936 388 388 0
1937 367 362 5
1938 392 387 5
1939 362 356 6
1940 333 333 0
1941 338 333 5
1942 355 346 9
1943 359 359 0
1944 352 352 0
1945 312 312 0
1946 438 438 0
1947 486 481 5
1948 576 571 5
1949 490 490 0
1950 540 540 0
1951 586 586 0
1952 588 588 0
1953 576 576 0
1954 624 624 0
1955 603 603 0
1956 545 545 0
1957 563 563 0
1958 488 488 0
1959 547 547 0
1960 607 607 0
1961 555 550 5
1962 550 545 5
1963 496 496 0
1964 475 475 0
1965 398 393 5
1966 405 405 0
1967 422 422 0
1968 446 446 0
1969 400 395 5
1970 389 389 0
1971 418 418 0
1972 361 361 0
1973 408 400 8
1974 406 400 6
1975 365 365 0
1976 365 365 0
1977 323 318 5
1978 311 311 0
1979 288 288 0
1980 324 324 0
1981 314 314 0
1982 288 288 0
1983 260 260 0
1984 253 253 0
1985 249 249 0
1986 235 230 5
1987 234 229 5
1988 260 255 5
1989 271 266 5
1990 263 258 5
1991 239 239 0
1992 241 241 0
1993 241 241 0
1994 242 242 0
1995 176 176 0
1996 198 198 0
1997 163 163 0
1998 157 157 0
1999 197 197 0
2000 160 160 0
2001 178 178 0
2002 153 153 0
2003 137 137 0
2004 139 139 0
2005 131 131 0
2006 121 121 0
2007 111 111 0
2008 132 132 0
2009 118 118 0
2010 60 60 0
2011 63 63 0
2012 86 86 0
2013 55 55 0
2014 79 79 0
2015 61 61 0
2016 47 47 0
2017 57 57 0

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Popularity of Olga as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Olga

  • How Popular is the name Olga? Olga is the 879th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Olga have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 61,627 babies born with the first name Olga in the United States. That's more than enough people named Olga to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Olga? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 50 new born babies.
  • When was Olga first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Olga is Monday, May 4th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Olga born? The highest recorded use of the first name Olga was in 1918 with a total of 1,691 babies. That's a lot of babies named Olga!
  • Random Olga Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Olga ranks 97th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 39 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1912.
  • Weird things about the name Olga: Your name in reverse order is Aglo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Agol. How do you pronounce that?

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