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What does Heddi mean?

Heddi Pronunciation of Heddi [hed-di] as a girls' name has its root in Old German, and Heddi means "contention and strife". Heddi is a variant form of Hedda (Old German): anglicized variant of Hedwig.

Associated with: strife (battle).


Heddi has 4 variants: Heda, Heddie, Hedi and Hedy.

5 more relations via Hedda: Hedvig, Hedvige, Hedwig, Hedwiga and Hetta.

Creative forms:
(female) Heddil, Herdi, ..

(male) Hedday, Hedde, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heddi Layan (H.L.), ..

How popular is Heddi?

Heddi is an uncommon first name for females. Heddi is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Heddi (outside Top 2000) are Hedda, Hedvig, Hedwig and Hedy. Other forms, like Heddie, are uncommon. These relations of Heddi were at the top of their popularity in the 1890s (median #1542). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Heddi is pronounced similarly to Hadee, Hadia, Hadya, Hedia, Hediah, Hedya, Hedyah, Heida, Heidee, Heidey, Heidi, Heidy, Huda, Hyday and Hydee. Other recommended names are Addi, Eddi, Freddi, Hedlie, Hedly, Heide, Hepzi, Hildi, Nedi, Teddi and Wendi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Heddi.

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