Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. HEHD-veeg(Hungarian)
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Meaning & History

Scandinavian, Finnish and Hungarian form of HEDWIG.

Related Names

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

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Estonia: October 15
Hungary: October 17
Sweden: October 15

Entry updated November 20, 2020