Listen to the German pronunciation of Hedwig. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:
Predominant Age Group in Germany
Typically born before 1930
Predominant Regional Usage
- Western Germany
- Southern Germany
See also Hedda and Hedi
Origin and Meaning
Old High German name
Combination of 'battle' and 'fight'
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