Olga

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Olga

  1. A female given name.
    • 1993 Oscar Hijuelos: The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien. ISBN 0-14-023028-9 page 6:
      Olga was named after a Russian ballerina whose picture had once appeared in a local advertisement for a ballet company that was to perform in Philadelphia during the weeks of her impending conception, and who was shown pirouetting on a point of light, impressing their mother.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Fashionable in several West European countries around 1900.

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Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Russian Ольга (Olʹga)

Proper noun[edit]

Olga f

  1. A female given name.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian Ольга (Olʹga)

Proper noun[edit]

Olga

  1. A female given name.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian Ольга (Olʹga). First recorded as a given name of Finns in 1812.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈolɡɑ/
  • Hyphenation: Ol‧ga

Proper noun[edit]

Olga

  1. A female given name.
    • 1973 Aulikki Oksanen, Isosisko ja pikkuveli, Kirjayhtymä, ISBN 951-26-0788-3, page 155:
      —Tyttö vai poika?
      —Tyttö. Olga Ilona.
      Olga?
      Olga niin, kaippa se nimeensä tottuu. Se on isoäidin mukaan. isoäiti oli minulle isä ja äiti ja se on aikamoinen saavutus yhdeltä ihmiseltä.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Olga (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative Olga Olgat
genitive Olgan Olgien
partitive Olgaa Olgia
illative Olgaan Olgiin
singular plural
nominative Olga Olgat
accusative nom.? Olga Olgat
gen. Olgan
genitive Olgan Olgien
Olgainrare
partitive Olgaa Olgia
inessive Olgassa Olgissa
elative Olgasta Olgista
illative Olgaan Olgiin
adessive Olgalla Olgilla
ablative Olgalta Olgilta
allative Olgalleˣ Olgilleˣ
essive Olgana Olgina
translative Olgaksi Olgiksi
instructive Olgin
abessive Olgatta Olgitta
comitative Olgineen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian Ольга (Olʹga) in the 19th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Olga

  1. A female given name of Russian origin.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Olga f

  1. A female given name

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1858. From Russian Ольга (Olʹga).

Proper noun[edit]

Olga f

  1. A female given name.
  2. A transliteration of the Russian female given name Ольга (Olʹga).

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References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Olga was the only given name of 21 409 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010, including Russian speakers.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian Ольга (Olʹga) around 1800.

Proper noun[edit]

Olga

  1. A female given name.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian Ольга (Olʹga).

Proper noun[edit]

Olga f

  1. A female given name.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian Ольга (Olʹga). First recorded in Sweden in 1843.

Proper noun[edit]

Olga

  1. A female given name.