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Hedwig Meaning


What does Hedwig mean?

The name Hedwig is of German origin.

The meaning of Hedwig is "contending war".

Hedwig is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Hed-wig.

The Given Name Hedwig

Hedwig appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

This 2 syllable name has distinction and a positive vibe.

Wrap it up and take it home, Hedwig may just be the name you're looking for.

Hedwig Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Hedwig Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Hedwig has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Hedwig to other names.

Hedwig Related Names

Variants of the name Hedwig include Hadwigis.

The names Edvige, Edwige, Hadewych, Hedvig, Hedvika, Hedwych, Jadvyga, Jadwiga are all forms of Hedwig.

Hedwig has the diminutive (nickname) Hedy.

Famous Hedwigs

  • Hedwig ~ Saint, Harry Potter character

Hedwig Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Hedwig.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Hedwig Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Hedwig in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Hedwig.

Just for fun, see the name Hedwig in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Hedwig in Nautical Flags page.