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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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).

Proper nounEdit

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 notesEdit

  • Fashionable in several West European countries around 1900.

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TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


CzechEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Russian О́льга (Ólʹga).

Proper nounEdit

Olga f

  1. A female given name.

DeclensionEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Russian О́льга (Ólʹga)

Proper nounEdit

Olga

  1. A female given name.

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Russian О́льга (Ólʹga).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Olga f

  1. A female given name

Usage notesEdit

Matronymics

  • son of Olga: Olguson
  • daughter of Olga: Olgudóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Olga
Accusative Olgu
Dative Olgu
Genitive Olgu

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Russian О́льга (Ólʹga). First recorded as a given name of Finns in 1812.

PronunciationEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

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.

DeclensionEdit

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 Olgalle Olgille
essive Olgana Olgina
translative Olgaksi Olgiksi
instructive Olgin
abessive Olgatta Olgitta
comitative Olgineen

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Russian О́льга (Ólʹga) in the 19th century.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Olga

  1. A female given name of Russian origin.

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Russian О́льга (Ólʹga).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Olga f

  1. A female given name

DeclensionEdit


LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1858. From Russian О́льга (Ólʹga).

Proper nounEdit

Olga f

  1. A female given name.
  2. A transliteration of the Russian female given name О́льга (Ólʹga).

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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.

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Russian О́льга (Ólʹga) around 1800.

Proper nounEdit

Olga

  1. A female given name.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Russian О́льга (Ólʹga).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Olga f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Olga

RomanianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Olga f (genitive/dative Olgăi)

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Olga

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Russian О́льга (Ólʹga).

Proper nounEdit

Olga f

  1. A female given name.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Russian О́льга (Ólʹga). First recorded in Sweden in 1843.

Proper nounEdit

Olga c (genitive Olgas)

  1. A female given name.