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Hedviga

What does Hedviga mean?

Hedviga Pronunciation of Hedviga [hed-vi-ga] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Hedviga is "contention and strife". Hedviga is an alternate spelling of Hedwig (Old German): from hadu and vig.

Associated with: strife (battle).

Variations

8 different relations via Hedwig: Edvige, Hadvig, Hadwig, Hedda, Hedvig, Hedvige, Hedwiga and Hedwige.

Creative forms:
(female) Hedvia, Hedvida, ..

(male) Hedha, Hedvim, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hedviga Ireland (H.I.), ..

How popular is Hedviga?

Hedviga is an uncommon first name for females. Hedviga is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Hedviga (outside Top 2000) are Hedwig, Hedvig and Hedda. These forms of Hedviga were favored as birth names in the 1890s, but now, the form Hedwig has become somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Hadia, Hadiya, Hadria, Haviva, Havviva, Hebiba, Heda, Heddi, Heddie, Hedi, Hedia, Hediah, Hedlea (see Hadley), Hedleigh (see Hadley), Hedlie, Hedya, Hedyla (see Hedy), Hefzia, Hefziba, Heida, Helaina, Helga, Helia, Helima, Helisa, Hellia, Helmina, Heloisa, Hendrika, Henia, Henrika, Hepzia (see Hephzibah), Hermia, Hermila, Hermina, Heroica, Hersila (see Ersilia), Hestia, Jadwiga and Ludwiga. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hedviga.

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