Hedwig

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

German younger form of Hadwig [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Haduwig

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Hedwig
Genitive: Hedwigs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Hedwig
Genitive: Hedwigin
Partitive: Hedwigiä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Hedwig
Genitive: Hedwigs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Hedwig
Genitive: Hedwigs

Further Information

Namesakes

  • Hedvig Eleonora av Holstein-Gottorp (born Hedwig Eleonora von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf, 23 October 1636 – 24 November 1715), Swedish queen consort of king Karl X Gustav

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
164 376 1 1
Norway Norway[5]
26 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
25 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a. 68 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Hedwig(f) Sources: [4][6][5][7]

Sources: [4] [6] [5] [7]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi