Hedy
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
HE-dee
Meaning
Fighting a battle
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Hedy is a diminutive of Hedwig. Hedwig originates in Germanic languages and means "fighting a battle". It was the name of several saints throughout history and it was also popular among royalty. Hedwig was also the name of Harry Potter's owl. As a feminine given name it is rather rare and considered old-fashioned in the United States.

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Heda, Hedda, Heddi, Heddie, Hedi

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Hedy Epstein - writer
Hedy Lamarr - actress

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