Helga

Helga - A very unique female name



  Nov 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Helga, meaning prosperous, successful, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #877. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Helga and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Helga? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Helga. The baby girl name Helga was given to 6 baby girls in 1971, ranking #2483 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 250,427 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Helga peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1912 on position 877.



Famous with this name

Helga Bender
Helga Göring
Helga ?o?ková


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Helga is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Helga is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,706 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,706.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Helga is where you live.


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Helga origin and meaning

Helga is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means prosperous, successful. To see famous people named Helga, pop culture references for the name Helga and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Helga

We've found the following names that sound similar to Helga, sorted by popularity.

Haleigh / Hayleigh / Hollis / Haileigh / Hollace / Heloise / Haliegh / Hilja /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19712483
19692651
19672478
19661855
19652186
19641937
19631504
19622175
19611323
19601803
19591318
19581363
19571549
19562215
19541628
19481978
19461612
19451572
19441492
19431654
19421514
19411535
19401293
19391277
19381172
19371343
19361254
19351397
19341396
19331404
19321524
19311313
19301356
19291257
19281846
19241961
19221720
19201877
19181373
19171078
19161068
19151196
1914936
19131112
1912877

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1706

Even more about Helga


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Helga a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Helga?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1912
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Helga
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 250,427
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
1971 births +6

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