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Hedvig

What does Hedvig mean?

Hedvig Pronunciation of Hedvig [hed-vig] as a girls' name is an Old German name, and Hedvig means "contention and strife". Hedvig is a version of Edwige (French, Old German): from hada wig. Hedvig is also a form of Hedda (Old German): anglicized form of Hedwig.

Associated with: scandinavian, strife (battle).

Variations

Hedvig has 1 variant: Hadvig.

13 more relations via Edwige, Hedda, Hedwig: Edvig, Edvige, Edwig, Hadwig, Heda, Heddi, Heddie, Hedi, Hedviga, Hedvige, Hedwiga, Hedwige and Hedy.

Creative forms:
(female) Henvig, Hesvig, ..

(male) Hedri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hedvig Ariana (H.A.), ..

How popular is Hedvig?

Hedvig is an uncommon given name for females. Hedvig is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hedvig reached its apex position of #1620 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hedvig name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Hedy, Hedwig and Hedda are the popular variation forms of Hedvig appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Heda, are seldom used. These forms of Hedvig reached the height of their popularity during the years 1890-1899, but now, the version Hedwig has gone out of style.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Hadia, Hadil, Hadria, Heaven, Hedia, Hediah, Hedlea (see Hadley), Hedleigh (see Hadley), Hedley, Hedlie, Hedly, Hedya, Hedyah, Hedyla (see Hedy), Hefzia, Heidi, Helia, Hellia, Henia, Henie, Hennie, Henrie, Hepsie, Hepzi, Hepzia (see Hephzibah), Hermia, Hestia, Hettie and Heulog. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hedvig.

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