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What does Hege mean?

Hege Pronunciation of Hege [hege] as a name for girls means "prosperous, successful; holy". Hege is a variant form of Helga (Scandinavian, Old Norse).

Associated with: prosperous (wealthy).


3 alternative forms via Helga: Helje, Hella and Helle.

Creative forms:
(female) Hadge, Hage, ..

(male) Hegev, Hegew, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hege Amiyah (H.A.), ..

How popular is Hege?

Hege is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#17846 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Helga is the only popular alternative form of Hege (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Helje, are seldom used. This relation of Hege was at the top of its popularity a century ago (#634). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helga in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hege and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ange, Beige, Hebe, Heda, Hedi, Hedy, Heide, Heike, Helen, Hema, Hena, Henie, Hera, Hero, Hette, Hope, Inge, Page and Sage. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hege.

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