Gender Feminine
Usage German, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. HEH-dee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of Hedwig and other Germanic names beginning with the element hadu meaning "battle, combat".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHadewig(Ancient Germanic) Hedvika(Czech) Hedvig(Danish) Hedvig, Helvi, Heta(Finnish) Edwige(French) 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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Entry updated April 16, 2019