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What does Hadwig mean?

Hadwig Pronunciation of Hadwig [had-wig] as a name for girls is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Hadwig is "contention and strife". Hadwig is a variant form of Hedwig (Old German): from hadu and vig.

Associated with: strife (battle).


7 different relations via Hedwig: Edwige, Hadvig, Hedvig, Hedviga, Hedvige, Hedwiga and Hedwige.

Creative forms:
(female) Harwig, Haswig, ..


Middle name pairings:
Hadwig America (H.A.), ..

How popular is Hadwig?

Hadwig is an unusual given name for females. Hadwig is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Hedvig and Hedwig are the popular variation forms of Hadwig (outside Top 2000). These forms of Hadwig were favored 125 years ago (average #1084), but now, the form Hedwig has become less fashionable. (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

Suggested similar names are Edvig, Edwig, Hadara, Hadarit (see Hadara), Hadasa, Hadee, Hadeel, Hadia, Hadil, Hadiya, Hadjar, Hadlea, Hadleigh, Hadley, Hadly, Hadria, Hadrien, Hadya, Haelie, Hagir, Hailie, Haleigh, Hali, Halia, Halie, Halli, Hallie, Hania, Hannia, Hannie, Harli, Harlie, Harrie, Hatsie, Hattie, Haylie, Heddi, Heddie, Hedi, Hedia, Hedlie, Jadwiga and Jadwige. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hadwig.

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