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helka

FORM OF:
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

  • finnishfinnish

Related names

VARIANTS
finnish
olga, helga, oili, helgi, helgina, helke, aili, alia, Aila, Ajla
MASCULINE
finnish
helge, helgo
PET & SHORT FORM
finnish
hege, laila, ailikki, gina, alla, ailaska, ailukka, ailuska

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
belarusian
vol'ha, Voĺha
bulgarian
olga
croatian
olga
czech
olga
danish
olga, helga, aili, alia, Aila, Ajla
estonian
helga, helgi, aili
faroese
olga, helga, helgi
german
olga, elga, ilga, helga, alia
greek
Ólga
greenlandic
olga, helga
hungarian - magyar
olga
icelandic
olga, helga, helgi
italian
olga, elga
latvian
olga, elga
macedonian
olga
norwegian
olga, helga, helg, helgine, helke, aili, alia, Aila, Ajla
old danish
helga
old norse
helga, helgi
old swedish
helga
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
swedish
olga, helga, helgi, helgina, helgine, helke, aili, alia, Aila, Ajla
ukrainian
ol'ga, ol'ha, olha

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

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Numerological Values:
1

The number 1 is associated with leadership and independence. People with this name-number demonstrate great inner strength and have much potential for financial success and other accomplishments in life. These individuals are believed to make good use of their inborn talents and leadership abilities to influence and lead people.

Chakra Number:
1: The number of the Root Chakra "Muladhara"

The first of the seven energy centers, Muladhara is also the most dense of them all. The main color of this chakra is red which is also the most dense color of all. Learn about the meaning of red chakra color and discover the less known second color found at the centre of muladhara.

Color meaning:

The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.

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