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Olympia is a stunning baby name for girls. Representative of the Golden Age of Greece, this name has a celestial aura that makes it an ideal substitute for names like Olivia. For example, Olympia is the name of a gym leader in the Pokemon series, and Olympia Wingfield is also a main character in the Monster High series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Olympia:

Greek: Woman from Mount Olympus

Origin of the name Olympia:

Olympia is the feminine form of the Greek name Olympos. This name referred to a person from Olympus (the highest mountain in Greece). The Greek spelling of Olympia is Ολυμπία.

Symbolism of the name Olympia:

Olympia is the female variation of Olympos (meaning “person from Mount Olympus”). In classical mythology, Mount Olympus is the home of all Greek gods. The symbol of Mount Olympus was the throne of Zeus.

Style of the name Olympia:

Classic

Gender of the name Olympia:

Olympia is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Olympia:

oh-LIMP-ee-ah

Number of syllables in the name Olympia:

Four

Emotion evoked from the name Olympia:

The name Olympia evokes feelings of opulence and prosperity.

Alternative spellings for the name Olympia:

  • Olympie
  • Olimpe
  • Olimpia

Nicknames for the name Olympia:

Popularity of the name Olympia:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Olympia was the 2,334th most popular baby name for girls in 2021.

Related names for the name Olympia:

Great middle names for Olympia and their meanings:

  • Ambrosia (immortal, food for the gods)
  • Augusta (great, magnificent)
  • Calypso (she who conceals)
  • Clio (glory)
  • Gaia (earth)
  • Isadora (gift of Isis)
  • Jolie (pretty)
  • Kirsten (follower of Christ)
  • Minerva (of the mind, intellect)
  • Petra (stone, rock, boulder)
  • Phaedra (bright)
  • Sloane (warrior)

Famous people with the name Olympia:

Olympia in popular culture:

  • Olympia (capital city of Washington, United States)
  • Olympia (music hall in Paris, France)
  • Olympia (gym leader in the Pokemon series)
  • Olympia Timbers (character in Welcome to the Wayne series)
  • Olympia Wingfield (character in the Monster High series)