From German Names

Female Female Name

German Pronunciation

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

Variant Forms

See also Hedda and Hedi

Origin and Meaning

Old High German name

Combination of 'battle' and 'fight'

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