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What does Hedwin mean?

Hedwin Pronunciation of Hedwin [hed-win] as a boys' name has its roots in Old English and Welsh, and the name Hedwin means "friend in war; fair peace". Hedwin is an alternate spelling of Hadwin (Old English). Hedwin is also a variation of Heddwyn (Welsh): from hedd (g)wyn.

Associated with: old english, friend, war, fair (white), peace.


Hedwin has 6 variants: Hadwinn, Hadwyn, Hadwynne, Hedwinn, Hedwyn and Hedwynn.

Creative forms:
(male) Herwin, Hewin, ..

(female) Hedni, Hedsan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hedwin Jovan (H.J.), ..

How popular is Hedwin?

Hedwin is a rare given name for males. Hedwin is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Hedwin has yet to be listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hedwin name in U.S.

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Similar Names

Hedwin is pronounced similarly to Haddan, Hadden, Haddin, Haddon, Haden, Hadon and Hedeon. Other recommended names are Aldrin, Aldwin, Aydin, Aylwin, Baldwin, Beagin, Bergin, Berwin, Bodin, Deakin, Delfin, Delwin, Derrin, Dervin, Derwin, Edwin, Eldwin, Erwin, Ewin, Fechin, Garwin, Germin, Gladwin, Godin, Godwin, Goodwin, Hadi, Hamlin, Hardwen (see Hardwin), Hardwin, Harkin, Hecie, Heder, Hedly (see Hedley), Hein, Heini, Heinz, Herin, Hermie, Hermon, Herrik (see Herrick), Hew, Hewet, Hewie, Hewson, Jermin, Jevin, Jevvin (see Jevon), Kelwin, Kervin, Kerwin, Kevin, Medvin, Medwin, Medwinn, Medwyn, Mellin, Melvin, Melwin, Mervin, Merwin, Nevin, Norwin, Orwin, Selwin, Walwin, Westin and Weylin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hedwin.

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