Snejana


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Slavic

Meaning: “Snowy.”

Pronunciation: (sney-ZHAH-nah)

Nicknames: Sne, Snea, Jana

Detail: Derived from the Slavic word snežan meaning “snowy”.

Variations:

  • Snezana
  • Snezhana
  • Snjezana
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Olga


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Norse

Meaning: “Holy, blessed.”

Pronunciation: (OL-gah); (AWL-gah)

Nicknames: Oli, Ola, Olgi, Olya

Details: Russian form of Helga. From the from Old Norse name Helgi, derived from heilagr meaning “holy, blessed”.

The 10th-century Saint Olga was the wife of Igor I.