What does Hedi mean?
Hedi /he-di/ as a girls' name. Hedi's name origin is Old German, and the meaning of the name Hedi is "contention and strife". Hedi is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -i, of Hedda (Old German): anglicized variation of Hedwig.
Associated with: strife (battle)
(female) Heta, Hudi, ..
(male) Hediel, Hepie, ..
How popular is Hedi?
Hedi is an uncommon given name for women. Hedi is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Below is a charted analysis of the history of Hedi and related names. Hedda, Hedvig, Hedwig and Hedy are the prominent related forms of Hedi (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Hedi was at its most widespread in the 1890s (adoption of 0.01%), but now, the form Hedwig has become less stylish. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Hedi is alike in pronunciation to Hadee, Hadia, Hadiya, Hadya, Hedia, Hediah, Hedya, Hedyah, Heida, Heidee, Heidey, Heidi▼, Heidy, Huda, Hyday and Hydee. Other suggested similar names are Addi, Adi, Andi▲, Audi, Cadi, Codi, Didi, Dodi, Eddi, Edi, Fredi, Hadil, Hali▼, Hebe, Hedlie, Hedly, Hege, Heide, Helia, Hema, Hena, Henia, Henie, Hepzi, Hera, Hero, Hildi, Jodi▼, Judi▼, Kadi, Kodi, Nedi, Rodi, Rudi, Teddi and Wendi▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hedi.