What does Hedy mean?
Hedy /hedy/ 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.
(female) Hede, Hudy, ..
(male) Heati, Hede, ..
How popular is Hedy?
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. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Hedy for girls. Hedy was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #904 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Hedy and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Hedy listed in the Top 2000 are Hedda and Hedwig. These relations of Hedy were popular a century ago (average #1497), but now, the version Hedwig has become less fashionable.
Hedy is alike in pronunciation to Hadee, Hadia, Hadiya, Hadya, Heddi, Heddie, Hedi, Hedya, Hedyah, Heida, Heidee, Heidey, Heidi▼, Heidy, Huda, Hyday and Hydee. Other recommended names are Addy, Ady, Andy, Cady, Cody, Dody, Eddy, Edy, Fredy, Hadly, Haely, Hany, Hebe, Hedley, Hedly, Hege, Heide, Hema, Hena, Hepsy, Hera, Hero, Hetty, Hildy, Hy, Jady, Jody▼, Judy▼, Kady, Kody, Lady, Mady, Nady and Wendy▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Hedy.