English variation of Hadewidis, German
"wide battle"

Hawise Origin and Meaning

The name Hawise is a girl's name meaning "wide battle".

Hawise is a medieval name that started with Hadewidis. In France, Hadewidis evolved into Haueis, which then became Hawise when the Normans brought the name to England. Hawise and Hawis were also somewhat common in 19th-century Wales.