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Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Old Germanic form of HEDWIG.
Other Languages & CulturesHedvika(Czech) Hedvig(Danish) Hadewych, Hedy(Dutch) Edwige(French) Hedwig, Hedy(German) Hedvig(Hungarian) Edvige, Edda(Italian) Jadvyga(Lithuanian) Hedvig, Hedda(Norwegian) Jadwiga, Iga, Jadzia, Jagoda(Polish) Hedviga(Slovak) Hedvika(Slovene) Hedvig, Hedda(Swedish)
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Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 798
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