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Gender Feminine
Usage Polish
Pronounced Pron. yad-VYEE-ga
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Meaning & History

Polish form of HEDWIG. This was the name of a 14th-century ruling queen of Poland who has recently been canonized as a saint.
DiminutivesIga, Jadzia
Other Languages & CulturesHadewig(Ancient Germanic) Hedvika(Czech) Hedvig(Danish) Hadewych, Hedy(Dutch) Edwige(French) Hedwig, Hedy(German) Hedvig(Hungarian) Edvige, Edda(Italian) Jadvyga(Lithuanian) Hedvig, Hedda(Norwegian) Hedviga(Slovak) Hedvika(Slovene) Hedvig, Hedda(Swedish)

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