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What does Edwige mean?

Edwige Pronunciation of Edwige [ed-wige] as a girls' name is of French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Edwige is "contention and strife". From hada wig.

Associated with: strife (battle).


Edwige has 8 variants: Eduvigis, Edvig, Edvige, Edvigis, Edwig, Hedvig, Hedwig and Hedwige.

Creative forms:
(female) Elwige, Erwige, ..

(male) Edwiel, Edwijah, ..

Middle name pairings:
Edwige Maxine (E.M.), ..

How popular is Edwige?

Edwige is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Edwige is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Hedvig and Hedwig are the prominent varying forms of Edwige (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Edwige was well-received during the years 1890-1899 (median #1084), but now, the form Hedwig has become less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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, Edee, Edelie, Edeline, Edelle, Edi, Edie, Edin, Edina, Edira, Edita, Edith, Edithe, Ediva, Edlin, Edlinn, Edme, Edmee, Edris, Edwena, Edwiena (see Edwina), Edwina, Edwine, Edwinna, Edwyna, Edwynne (see Edwina), Edythe, Effie, Eigr (see Eigra), Eike, Eilise, Eimile, Eire, Elaine, Elfie, Elice, Eline, Elise, Elize, Elkie, Ellice, Ellie, Eloise, Elsie, Elvie, Elvine, Elvire, Elwira, Emmie, Engie, Ephie, Eppie, Erike, Ermine, Ernice, Erwina, Esmie, Essie, Etoile, Ettie, Eunice, Eunike, Evie, Evline, Evvie, Eydie, Ezzie, Hedvige (see Hedda), Jadwige, Paige and Saige. These names tend to be more commonly used than Edwige.

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