Hedi is a short form of the Old High German name Hedwig. But it is also of Hebrew and ancient Greek origin and seldom a boy’s name (e.g. in Arabic: “El Hedi ben Salem”, a Moroccan actor).
Hedi means “warrior in the war” (from Germanic “hadu” = combat/battle + “wīg” = war/battle), “sweet” in Hebrew and ancient Greek and “leader”, “guide” in Arabic.
The name Hedi is ranked #4650 overall.
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Last updated: 6/7/2022
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