The word Olesya is an uncommon feminine given name and an even rarer surname. The name Olesya is inspired by the Russian word meaning 'forest', and the meaning of Olesya is a 'girl from the forest' or a 'girl living in the forest'. The name Olesya is a variant of the popular name Alexandra and also of the name Helga. The name Olesya is a common feminine name in the countries such as Russia, Ukraine, and Germany, and it is the more popular in Russia, making the name Olesya a popular name in Russia. Nevertheless, the popularity of the name is just limited in the countries mentioned earlier, while outside these countries, the name Olesya hardly enjoys popularity and is uncommon and of irregular use, especially in the English-speaking countries of the USA and the United Kingdom, where the name Olesya is far off the popularity charts and is not included in the top 1000 names as per the American social security administration.