Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Helga f. Old Icelandic helga, from Old Icelandic *heiligr 'happy, lucky'.

The name of a 9th C ruler of Kievan Rus and saint.

Sweden
Old Swedish
1383 Helgha SRA-vol2 no. 1900
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Helga". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Helga.