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.
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”).
The name Ola is ranked #7517 overall.
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