What does Olympia mean?

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əˈlɪm pi ə, oʊˈlɪm-olympia

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Olympia, capital of Washingtonnoun

    capital of the state of Washington; located in western Washington on Puget Sound

  2. Olympianoun

    a plain in Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese; the chief sanctuary of Zeus and the site of the original Olympian Games


  1. Olympianoun

    An ancient city in Greece, home of the very first Olympic Games, see w:Olympia, Greece

  2. Olympianoun

    The capital city of the US state of Washington, see w:Olympia, Washington.

  3. Olympianoun

    ; quite rare in English.

  4. Etymology: Ὀλυμπία, from Ὄλυμπος (Olympus)


  1. olympia

    Olympia is a term that can refer to several concepts: 1. Historically, Olympia is the name of an ancient Greek sanctuary site, located in the western region of Peloponnese. It is considered the birthplace of the Olympic Games. 2. Olympia is also the capital city of the U.S. state of Washington, known for its art, culture, and preserved historical sites. 3. In the context of sports, Olympia may refer to the Olympic Games, an international multi-sport event. 4. In art and mythology, Olympia is the name of Édouard Manet's famous painting and a name for various figures in Greek mythology. 5. 'Olympia' is also used as a feminine first name derived from the Greek word 'Olympios', meaning 'heavenly' or 'of Mount Olympus'. The exact meaning of Olympia, therefore, largely depends on the context in which the term is used.


  1. Olympia

    Olympia, a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times, the most famous games in history. The Olympic Games were held every four years throughout Classical Antiquity, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. The first Olympic Games were in honor of Zeus.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Olympia

    a plain in a valley in Elis, on the Peloponnesus, traversed by the river Alpheus, and in which the Olympic Games were celebrated every fifth year in honour of Zeus, and adorned with temples (one to Zeus and another to Hera), statues, and public buildings.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Olympia is ranked #141140 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Olympia surname appeared 118 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Olympia.

    46.6% or 55 total occurrences were Asian.
    43.2% or 51 total occurrences were White.
    4.2% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    4.2% or 5 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Olympia in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Olympia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Olympia in a Sentence

  1. Olympia President Craig Skauge:

    If mortgage brokers in Ontario were in fact promoting Olympia Trust, then FSCO should have done something about Olympia Trust.

  2. Serena Williams:

    I would like to practice what I preach, and teach (my daughter) Olympia that as well. I want to forgive. I have to get there. I’ll be there.

  3. Renata Rollins:

    The group’s demands made no sense, they read like they were copied and pasted from some other community’s struggle because whoever penned them had no context for what’s actually going on in Olympia and Thurston County.

  4. Serena Williams:

    My priority is Olympia. No matter what, that's my priority, i have given tennis so much and tennis has actually given me a lot, and I couldn't be more grateful.

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