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What does Hedi mean?

Hedi Pronunciation of Hedi as a girls' name is an Old German name, and the meaning of the name Hedi is "contention and strife". Hedi is an alternate spelling of Hedda (Old German): anglicized variant spelling of Hedwig.


ASSOCIATED WITH strife (battle)


VARIANTS Hedy, Heddie, Heddi, Heda

RELATED FORMS VIA HEDDA Hedvig, Hedvige, Hedwig, Hedwiga, Hetta



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How popular is Hedi?

Hedi is an uncommon given name for women. Hedi is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Hedda, Hedvig, Hedwig and Hedy are the prominent related forms of Hedi (UNLISTED) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Hedi was at its most widespread in the 1890s (ADOPTION OF 0.02%), but now, the form Hedwig has become less stylish. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hedvig, Hedwig, Hedy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hedda, Hedvig outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hedi is alike in pronunciation to Hadee, Hadia, Hadiya, Hadya, Hedia, Hediah, Hedya, Hedyah, Heida, Heidee, Heidey, Heidi, Heidy, Huda, Hyday and Hydee. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Addi, Adi, Andi, Audi, Cadi, Codi, Didi, Dodi, Eddi, Edi, Fredi, Hadil, Hali, Hebe, Hedlie, Hedly, Hege, Heide, Helia, Hema, Hena, Henia, Henie, Hepzi, Hera, Hero, Hildi, Jodi, Judi, Kadi, Kodi, Nedi, Rodi, Rudi, Teddi and Wendi. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hedi.

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