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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. HEHD-dah
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of HEDVIG. This is the name of the heroine of the play Hedda Gabler (1890) by the Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen.

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Other Languages & CulturesHadewig(Ancient Germanic) Hedvika(Czech) Hedvig(Danish) Hadewych, Hedy(Dutch) Edwige(French) Hedwig, Hedy(German) Hedvig, Hédi(Hungarian) Edvige, Edda(Italian) Jadvyga(Lithuanian) Jadwiga, Iga, Jadzia, Jaga, Jagienka, Jagna, Jagoda, Jagusia(Polish) Hedviga(Slovak) Hedvika(Slovene)

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