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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Hedwig

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Hedwig in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Hedwig:

  • Records indicate that 2,557 girls in the United States have been named Hedwig since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1918, when 159 people in the U.S. were given the name Hedwig. Those people are now 102 years old.

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    Comments about the name Hedwig

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      2 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Hedwig. A traditional german name that used to be really popular with the upperclass in the late 19th century (in Netherlands) but somehow got forgotten. Love being called hedwig as together with my last name I am sure there is no other. original and strong name yet still a typical girlsname. never been teased because of it." Dec. 4, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Hedwig Lee Arguel and i rather like my name, i'm fourteen now and when harry potter came out i was a little shocked but i still like my name!!!" Jul. 16, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "After the Harry Potter craze? You've got to be kidding!" Aug. 6, 2005: Report as inappropriate

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