Given Name JADWIGA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Polish
PRONOUNCED: yad-VYEE-ga   [details]

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.

Categories

queens, queens regnant, saints
DIMINUTIVES: Iga, Jadzia
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hadewig (Ancient Germanic), Hedvika (Czech), Hedvig (Danish), Hadewych, Hedy (Dutch), Edwige (French), Hedwig, Hedy (German), Edvige, Edda (Italian), Jadvyga (Lithuanian), Hedvig, Hedda (Norwegian), Hedviga (Slovak), Hedvika (Slovene), Hedvig, Hedda (Swedish)
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