Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Old Germanic form of Hedwig.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHedvika(Czech) Hedvig(Danish) Hadewych, Hedy(Dutch) Hedvig, Helvi, Heta(Finnish) Edwige(French) Hedwig, Hedy(German) Hedvig, Hédi(Hungarian) Edvige, Edda(Italian) Jadvyga(Lithuanian) Hedvig, Hedda(Norwegian) Jadwiga, Iga, Jadzia, Jaga, Jagienka, Jagna, Jagoda, Jagusia(Polish) Hedviga(Slovak) Hedvika(Slovene) Hedvig, Hedda(Swedish)
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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 798.

Entry updated February 4, 2020