What does Hedy mean?
Hedy \he-dy\ as a girls' name is pronounced HED-ee. It is of Greek and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Hedy is "delightful, sweet; my echo". Made familiar in the 1940s and 1950s by glamorous actress Hedy LaMarr.
Hedy is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2830 out of 4276, Top 66%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Hedy and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Hedy (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Hedda and Hedwig. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 and are now much less popular, with the version Hedwig becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Hedy is alike in pronunciation to Heddi, Hedi, Hedya, Hedyah, Heida, Heidey, Heidi▲, Heidy and Hyday. Other recommended similar baby names are Hedly, Heide and Hetty. These names tend to be less frequently used than Hedy.