Given Name HEDVIG

GENDER: Feminine

Meaning & History

Scandinavian and Hungarian form of HEDWIG.
DIMINUTIVES: Hedda (Swedish), Hedda (Norwegian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hadewig (Ancient Germanic), Hedvika (Czech), Hadewych, Hedy (Dutch), Edwige (French), Hedwig, Hedy (German), Edvige, Edda (Italian), Jadvyga (Lithuanian), Jadwiga, Iga, Jadzia (Polish), Hedviga (Slovak), Hedvika (Slovene)
Entry updated February 12, 2018