HEDDA
GENDER: Feminine
Meaning & History
Diminutive of HEDVIG. This is the name of the heroine of the play 'Hedda Gabler' (1890) by the Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Hadewig (Ancient Germanic), Hedvika (Czech), Hedvig (Danish), Hadewych, Hedy (Dutch), Edwige (French), Hedwig, Hedy (German), Edvige, Edda (Italian), Jadvyga (Lithuanian), Jadwiga, Iga, Jadzia (Polish), Hedviga (Slovak), Hedvika (Slovene)
Popularity
Norway  ranked #27 
Sweden  ranked #84