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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 "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".

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

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Famous People Named Hedy

Hedy Lamarr (born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler), Austrian-American actress and inventor of early wireless communication
Hedwig Grace "Hedy" West, American folk singer-songwriter
Heather Elizabeth "Hedy" Burress, American actress
Hedy Sylvia "Rosy" Pereira, Indonesian-Dutch pop singer
Hedy Klineman, American painter
Hedy Epstein, German-American political activist
Hedy Habra, Lebanese-American poet
Heather 'Hedy' Clark, YouTuber and sister of singer/songwriter Dodie Clark

Pop Culture References for the name Hedy



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.