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Hedwig - Meaning of Hedwig

What does Hedwig mean?

[ 1 syll. he-dwi(g), hed-w-ig ] The baby boy name Hedwig is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is HHT-WihG †. The origin of Hedwig is Germanic. The name is of the meaning fighter. See Hedwig for more information.

The name Hedwyg is a variant of Hedwig.

See also the related categories, fighter (warrior) and germanic (german).

Hedwig is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Hedwig has in the past century been predominantly given to girls.

Baby names that sound like Hedwig include Hoyts, Hadas, Hades, Haides, Hitesh, Hiteshe, Hohots, Hota, Hudac, Hudack, Hudak, Hytesh, Hyteshe, Haddea, Hadea, Hadeki, Hideki, Hitoshi, Hiwatha, and Hodaka.

† English pronunciation for Hedwig: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)"


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