Gender Feminine
Usage Polish
Pronounced Pron. yad-VYEE-ga  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Polish form of Hedwig. This was the name of a 14th-century ruling queen of Poland who has recently been canonized as a saint.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHedvika(Czech) Hedvig(Danish) Hedwig, Hadewych, Hedy(Dutch) Hedvig, Helvi, Heta(Finnish) Edwige(French) Hedwig, Hedy(German) Hadewig(Germanic) Hedvig, Hédi(Hungarian) Edvige, Edda(Italian) Jadvyga(Lithuanian) Hedvig, Hedda(Norwegian) Hedviga(Slovak) Hedvika(Slovene) Hedvig, Hedda(Swedish)


Name Days

Poland: October 15


Entry updated July 2, 2017