Hedwig: baby girl name popularity and meaning

Hedwig

A German name which means "war," but these days it's most often associated with Harry Potter's pet owl, and owls are adorable and not at all warlike. Just like your little Hedwig will be.

Nicknames:

Hedy.

Famous people named Hedwig:

Princess Hedwig of Denmark; birth name of actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr, Hedwig Kiesler; poet Hedwig Gorski.

Fun fact:

Maybe your little Hedwig will be a fan of the rock musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."

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