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Gender: F Meaning of Hedwig: "war" Origin of Hedwig: German

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Famous People Named Hedwig

Hedwig von Trapp, daughter of "The Sound of Music" fame
Hedwig "Hedy" Lamarr, Austrian-American actress and inventor

Pop Culture References for the Name Hedwig

Hedwig, Harry Potter's snowy owl
Hedwig, character in The Wild Duck by Henrik Ibsen
"Hedwig and the Angry Inch," a rock musical

Hadwig, Hedda, Hedva, Hedy

Hedwig's International Variations

Hedvika (Czech) Edwige (French) Edvige (Italian) Jadwiga (Polish) Hedvig (Scandinavian)

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