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Oleg (rendered in Cyrillic as Олег) is an East Slavic, and particularly Russian, given name. Its Ukrainian variant is pronounced Oleh. It probably derives from the Scandinavian name Helgi, derived from Proto-Norse *Hailaga (Holy, or Blessed).

The name has been bourne by a number of rulers of the Kievan Rus, including:

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