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Origin of the name OLEG.
Etymology of the name OLEG.
Meaning of the baby name OLEG.

  

OLEG (Олег).  A Russian form of Old Norse Helgi (q.v.), meaning "holy." (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).

... The work of giving a certain national character to the Russian country and people was further continued by Rurik's successor and brother Oleg (879-913), who, with the aid of an army, attached to the Russian land the territories of all the southern Slavs, simultaneously releasing them from their allegiance to the Khazars.  It was Oleg, moreoever, who chose Kiev as his place of residence, and made it the capital of Russia. (Russia and the Russians, Noble, 1900)

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