Oleg - Meaning Of Oleg, What Does Oleg Mean?

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Oleg Meaning


What does Oleg mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Oleg is of Russian origin.

The meaning of Oleg is "holy".  

Oleg is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced O-leg.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 5370 in baby name popularity for boys with 17 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Oleg Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Oleg has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Oleg to other names.

Oleg is a form of the name Helge.

The name Olga is a form of Oleg.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Oleg in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Oleg in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Oleg in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Oleg Numerology page.

Oleg Numerology
Oleg in Hieroglyhics
Oleg in Nautical Flags
Russian names generally consist of three names. A given name, a patronymic name and a family name. A patronymic name is based on the name of one's father, grandfather, or earlier male ancestor. Russian male patronymic names are formed by adding the suffex -evich or -ovich, female patronymic names by adding the suffex -ovna or -evna. For example, in the name Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin, Boris is the given name, Nikolayevich the patronymic (his father's name is Nikolay) and Yeltsin is the family name.

Given names often have a basis in the Russian Orthodox church or Slavic culture. Slavic names generally describe a person's character, show respect for family members or reflect wishes for good fortune.

Most names have several diminutive forms or nicknames. For example Mikhail can be Misha, Mishenka, and Mishunya.

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