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Hedda meaning and name origin
Hedda \he(d)-da\ as a girl's name is pronounced HED-ah. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Hedda is "contention, strife". Anglicized version of Hedwig. Both are saint's names. Mid-20th-century gossip queen Hedda Hopper.
Hedda has 10 variant forms: Heda, Heddi, Heddie, Hedi, Hedvig, Hedvige, Hedwig, Hedwiga, Hedy and Hetta.
Baby names that sound like Hedda are Hedia, Hedya and Heida.
Popularity of Hedda
Hedda is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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