Given Name OLEG

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Russian
OTHER SCRIPTS: Олег (Russian)
PRONOUNCED: u-LYEK  [details]

Meaning & History

Russian form of HELGE. The Varangians brought this name from Scandinavia to Russia. It was borne by an important 10th-century grand prince of Kiev.
FEMININE FORM: Olga
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Helgi (Ancient Scandinavian), Helge (Danish), Helge (German), Helge (Norwegian), Helge (Swedish), Oleh (Ukrainian)

Categories

athletes, footballers, nobility, princes
Entry updated May 31, 2018