Gender: Female Origin of Hedy: Diminutive of Hedwig Meaning of Hedwig: German, "war"

The name Hedy is a girl's name . Hedy and discussed in our forums with posts like "Harry Potter House Sorting Name Game".

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Linked to one of the great screen beauties, but has never appealed much to Americans.

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RoseGoldHeart Says:



ellaphantears Says:


i love this name, but it might be just because of hedy clark.

Wittyusername103 Says:


I like this quite a bit.

vintageluvs Says:


Cute nn à la Hettie, Hattie, Hatsy, Hepzi. If only it wasn't linked to a name like Hedwig.