Helga

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old Norse Helga ("holy"), a pre-Christian term, feminine form of Helgi.

Proper noun[edit]

Helga

  1. A female given name occasionally borrowed from Scandinavia.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Helga

Proper noun[edit]

Helga

  1. A female given name.

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Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Helga

  1. A female given name, ultimately from Old Norse Helga.

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Helga.

Proper noun[edit]

Helga f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Helga: Helguson
  • daughter of Helga: Helgudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Helga
Accusative Helgu
Dative Helgu
Genitive Helgu

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Helga

  1. A female given name borrowed from Scandinavia, ultimately from Old Norse Helga.

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Icelandic[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Helga

  1. A female given name borrowed from Scandinavia, ultimately from Old Norse Helga.

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Norwegian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Helga

Proper noun[edit]

Helga

  1. A female given name.

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Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Old Norse adjectives helga, a weak forms of *heiligr (“happy, lucky”).

The alternative form Hǫlga stems from the Old Norse adjective hǫlga, a weak form of *heilugr.

Cognate to the male given names Helgi and Hǫlgi.

Proper noun[edit]

Helga f

  1. A female given name.

Descendants[edit]

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Helga f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Helga

Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Helga

Proper noun[edit]

Helga

  1. A female given name.

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