Gender: Female Pronunciation: ed-WEEG Meaning of Edwige: "war" Origin of Edwige: French from German Hedwig

The name Edwige is a girl's name of French origin meaning "war". Edwige and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your FAVORITE Girls Name".

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Famous People Named Edwige

Pop Culture References for the name Edwige

Edwidge, Edvig, Edwig

Edwige's International Variations

Edvige (Italian) Hedwig (German)


Kiki Says:


That's how I pronounce it in English, in French it is pronounced ed-veezh.
*note that "zh" sounds like a soft "j".

SimoneKadele Says:


My friend said it's ed-WEEJ

Zelliew Says:


It's a bit too close to earwig for me