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helga

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > germanic > north germanic > old norse
ORIGIN:
old norse 
NAME ROOT:
HELGI > HEILAGR
MEANING:
This name derives from the Old Norse “helgi > heilagr”, meaning “holy, blessed”. This name and its variants (Hege, Helle, Helge, Helga, and Helka) are a female name, used mainly in Scandinavia, Iceland, Germany, and Hungary. The name was in use in England before the Norman Conquest but appears to have died out afterward. It was re-introduced to English-speaking nations in the 20th century from Germany and the Nordic countries. Eastern Slavic name Olga is derived from it. The Scandinavian male equivalent is Helge or Helgi. The name day is celebrated: Estonia: May 31, Hungary: October 3, Latvia: August 11, Sweden: November 21, Finland: May 31, Greece: July 11.

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • estonianestonian
  • faroesefaroese
  • finnishfinnish
  • germangerman
  • greenlandicgreenlandic
  • icelandicicelandic
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • old danishold danish
  • old norseold norse
  • old swedishold swedish
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
olga, aili, alia, Aila, Ajla
estonian
helgi, aili
faroese
olga, helgi
finnish
olga, helka, oili, helgi, helgina, helke, aili, alia, Aila, Ajla
german
olga, elga, ilga, alia
greenlandic
olga
icelandic
olga, helgi
norwegian
olga, helg, helgine, helke, aili, alia, Aila, Ajla
old norse
helgi
swedish
olga, helgi, helgina, helgine, helke, aili, alia, Aila, Ajla
MASCULINE
danish
helge, helgo
finnish
helge, helgo
german
helge
norwegian
helge, helgar, hølje, høye, Helje
swedish
helge, helgar, helger, helgo, hälge, Helje
PET & SHORT FORM
danish
hege, laila, gina
faroese
laila
finnish
hege, laila, ailikki, gina, alla, ailaska, ailukka, ailuska
german
laila
greenlandic
laila
icelandic
laila, alla
norwegian
hege, laila, gina
swedish
hege, laila, gina, alla

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
belarusian
vol'ha, Voĺha
bulgarian
olga
croatian
olga
czech
olga
greek
Ólga
hungarian - magyar
olga
italian
olga, elga
latvian
olga, elga
macedonian
olga
polish
olga
portuguese
olga
romanian
olga
russian
ol'ga
sami - lapps
lÁilÁ, Áile, Áila, helgá, Aile, Áillun, Áilon, Áilu
serbian
olga
slovene
olga
spanish
olga
ukrainian
ol'ga, ol'ha, olha

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

6
Numerological Values:
6

Number 6 is associated with nurturing, sympathy, balance, civic sense and responsibility. People with name-number 6 place high priority on family. They are also willing to shoulder responsibilities and execute them in the best manner possible.

Chakra Number:
6: The number of the Third Eye "Ajna"

Indigo is the color of the sixth energy centre - your third eye chakra. It is the color that opens the consciousness and brings awareness to higher planes and connects us with the spiritual world. Discover the hidden meanings within this deep blue color.

Color meaning:

The color indigo is the color of intuition and perception and is helpful in opening the third eye. It promotes deep concentration during times of introspection and meditation, helping you achieve deeper levels of consciousness. It is a color which relates to the "New Age" - the ability to use the Higher Mind to see beyond the normal senses with great powers of perception. It relies on intuition rather than gut feeling.

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MADAME HELGA STEREOPHONICS

Notable people and personalities​

Helga Anders (1948–1986), German-Austrian actress
Helga Arendt (born 1964), German sprinter
Helga Bayertz (born 1942), former ZDF news reporter
Helga Daub (born 1942), German politician
Helga de la Brache (1817–1885), Swedish con artist
Helga Deen (1925–1943), Jewish victim of National Socialism
Helga Dernesch (born 1939), Austrian soprano and mezzo soprano
Helga Einsele (1910–2005), German criminologist, prison director and criminal law reformer
Helga Feddersen (1930–1990), German actress
Helga Frier (1893–1972), Danish actress
Helga Gießelmann (born 1949), German politician
Helga Guitton (born 1942), German radio announcer
Helga Hahnemann (1937–1991), German entertainer, cabaret singer and actress
Helga Hirsch (born 1948), German publicist and correspondent
Helga Hoffmann (born 1937), German athlete
Helga Klein (born 1931), German athlete
Helga Königsdorf (born 1938), German mathematician and author
Helga Krapf (born 1988), Filipina actress
Helga Kühn-Mengel (born 1947), German psychiatrist
Helga Kuhse, Australian philosopher
Helga Labs (born 1940), East German leader of a pioneer organization
Helga Liné (born 1932), Portuguese-Spanish film actress and circus acrobat
Helga Lopez (born 1952), German politician
Helga M. Novak (born 1935), German-Icelandic author
Helga Meyer (1942–2000), German opera singer
Helga Nadire İnan Ertürk (born 1984), Turkish-German footballer
Helga Niessen Masthoff (born 1941), German tennis player
Helga Pedersen (1911–1980), Danish politician
Helga Pedersen (born 1973), Norwegian politician
Helga Radtke (born 1962), German track and field athlete
Helga Schmedt (born 1929), German politician
Helga Schubert (born 1940), German psychologist and author
Helga Schuchardt (born 1939), German politician
Helga Schütz (born 1937), German author
Helga Seidler (born 1949), German athlete and Olympic medalist
Helga Trüpel (born 1958), German politician
Helga van Niekerk (born 1964), South African radio presenter
Helga Vlahović (born 1945), Croatian journalist and producer
Helga Wex (1924–1986), German politician
Helga Zepp-LaRouche (born 1948), German journalist and politician