PRONOUNCED: HIE-dee (German, English), HAY-dee (Finnish) [key]
Meaning & History
. This is the name of the title character in the children's novel 'Heidi' (1880) by Johanna Spyri. The name began to be used in the English-speaking world shortly after the 1937 release of the movie adaptation, which starred Shirley Temple.
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