Given Name HEDDA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: HED-dah  [details]

Meaning & History

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


American Horror Story characters, diminutives, saints, theatre
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hadewig (Ancient Germanic), Hedvika (Czech), Hedvig (Danish), Hadewych, Hedy (Dutch), Edwige (French), Hedwig, Hedy (German), Hedvig (Hungarian), Edvige, Edda (Italian), Jadvyga (Lithuanian), Jadwiga, Iga, Jadzia (Polish), Hedviga (Slovak), Hedvika (Slovene)
Entry updated July 27, 2015