Olha is a beautiful name that is generally used to name girls. The meaning of Olha is ‘blessed’. The name has had a varied history, making its origins quite interesting. Olha is an Eastern Slavic name. It is one of the most commonly used names in Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus. Olha became a widely used name as it was an alternate way of spelling Olga, which, in turn, was a different version of a prevalent name at the time, Helga. The name’s journey in the region came with growing popularity in Russia. However, it was not the Russian language that held the story of the origin of the name Olha. The Russian language adopted the name from the Scandinavian languages. This means that the name Olha has multiple meanings. From Norse, Olha translates into Helga, which has a root in the word hailac, which translates to ‘healthy’. Secondly, the name also has roots in Swedish with the word, helig. From helig, it gains the meaning of being ‘holy’ or ‘blessed’.