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What does Edvig mean?

Edvig Pronunciation of Edvig [ed-vig] as a girls' name has the meaning "contention and strife". Edvig is a version of Edwige (French, Old German): from hada wig.

Associated with: strife (battle).


6 related forms via Edwige: Eduvigis, Edvige, Edvigis, Edwig, Hedvig and Hedwig.

Creative forms:
(female) Elvig, Ervig, ..

(male) Edmin, Ednis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Edvig Nya (E.N.), ..

How popular is Edvig?

Edvig is an unusual first name for women. Edvig is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Edvig (not ranked) are Hedvig and Hedwig. Adoption of these relations of Edvig reached its peak 125 years ago (average #1084), but now, the form Hedwig has become less fashionable. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hedvig, Hedwig in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hedvig outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Eddi, Eddie, Edi, Edie, Edin, Edlin, Edris, Elvi, Elvia, Elvie, Elvis, Evia, Evie, Evvie and Hadvig. These names tend to be more frequently used than Edvig.

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