Name Ola Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Ola


Ola is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Ola thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Ola?

The boy’s name Ola is a Swedish and Norwegian variant of the name Olaf. In Finland, Ola is a girl’s name and derived from Ole or Olga. Ola is a short form of Olga in Russia and the Ukraine. Besides, Ola is a Polish variant of the name Aleksandra. Ola is also an Arabic name in its own right.

What does the name Ola mean?

The masculine and feminine name Ola means “ancestor’s descendant” (from Olaf and Ole). The girl’s name Ola additionally means “defending men” (from Aleksandra) and “blessed”, “holy” or “healthy” (from Olga). In Arabic, Ola means “surmount”, “arise” and “high” (from “ola/علا”).

Pronunciation of Ola

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Popularity of the name Ola

The name Ola is ranked #6992 overall.

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