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What does Hedwiga mean?

Hedwiga Pronunciation of Hedwiga [hed-wiga] as a girls' name is an Old German name, and Hedwiga means "contention and strife". Hedwiga is a version of Hedda (Old German): anglicized form of Hedwig.

Associated with: strife (battle).


11 different relations via Hedda, Hedwig: Edwige, Hadvig, Hadwig, Heda, Heddi, Heddie, Hedi, Hedvig, Hedviga, Hedvige and Hedwige.

Creative forms:
(female) Hedwina, Hedwira, ..


Middle name pairings:
Hedwiga Carley (H.C.), ..

How popular is Hedwiga?

Hedwiga is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Hedwiga is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Hedwiga (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Hedwig, Hedvig and Hedda. These forms of Hedwiga were popular as birth names a century ago, but now, the form Hedwig has fallen out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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, Hebiba, Hedia, Hediah, Hedlea (see Hadley), Hedleigh (see Hadley), Hedlie, Hedwenn, 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 Hedwiga.

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