JADWIGA
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Polish
PRONOUNCED: yahd-VEE-gah   [key]
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.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Iga, Jadzia
OTHER LANGUAGES: 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)