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What does Edvige mean?

Edvige Pronunciation of Edvige [ed-vige] as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and Edvige means "contention and strife". Edvige is an alternate spelling of Edwige (French, Old German): from hada wig. Edvige is also an Irish form of Hedwig (Old German): Avis may be a related name. See also Edda.

Associated with: irish, strife (battle).


9 alternative forms via Edwige, Hedwig: Eduvigis, Edvig, Edvigis, Edwig, Hadvig, Hedvig, Hedviga, Hedvige and Hedwige.

Creative forms:
(female) Edvite, Ervige, ..

(male) Edvian, Edvien, ..

Middle name pairings:
Edvige Ayla (E.A.), ..

How popular is Edvige?

Edvige is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Edvige is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Edvige (not ranked) are Hedwig and Hedvig. Other forms, like Eduvigis, are uncommon. These relations of Edvige reached the apex of their popularity during 1890-1899 (median #1084), but now, the form Hedwig has fallen out of fashion. (Top Baby 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

Recommended names are Beige, Eadie, Eddi, Eddie, Ede, Edelie, Edeline, Edelle, Edi, Edie, Edin, Edina, Edita, Edith, Edithe, Ediva, Edlin, Edlinn, Edme, Edmee, Edris, Edwina, Edwine, Edythe, Effie, Eigr (see Eigra), Eike, Eilise, Eimile, Eire, Elaine, Elfie, Elice, Elise, Elize, Elkie, Ellice, Eloise, Elsie, Elvene, Elvi, Elvia, Elvie, Elvina, Elvine, Elvira, Elvire, Elvis, Emmie, Engie, Ephie, Eppie, Erike, Erline, Ermine, Ernice, Ervina, Esmie, Essie, Etoile, Ettie, Eunice, Eunike, Eve, Evia, Evie, Evina, Evita, Evline, Evvie, Eydie, Ezzie, Jadwige, Paige and Saige. These names tend to be more frequently used than Edvige.

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