(31 Posts)

I've brought this up before,but I want more opinions.

It might be creeping back on the list,I love the sound of the name,and Hedy Lamarr was pretty inspirational,so....

DonDrapersAltrEgoBigglesDraper Sun 16-Jun-13 09:13:14

I really like it.

meditrina Sun 16-Jun-13 09:17:03

Her full name was Hedwig, and HP might have reclaimed that name far enough.

Hedy by itself might lead to sexual teasing.

TheSecondComing Sun 16-Jun-13 09:17:14

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SoupDragon Sun 16-Jun-13 09:18:58

Hedy? Really??

It's awful.

Yes,I knew her full name....it's a shame really...Hedwig is kinda cool.

And yup,I was concerned about the 'head' connotations...ah well,off the list again.

YDdraigGoch Sun 16-Jun-13 09:30:05

It's dreadful! And not a name. Soz. hmm

AnotherLovelyCupOfTea Sun 16-Jun-13 09:45:55

eeeeoooow due to the expression 'giving head' I think this one should be avoided.

ProphetOfDoom Sun 16-Jun-13 09:54:19

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ProphetOfDoom Sun 16-Jun-13 09:55:32

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How about Edie?

ProphetOfDoom Sun 16-Jun-13 10:05:25

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Ashoething Sun 16-Jun-13 10:39:32

I like it-hedy lamarr was a very clever and beautiful woman. I love the name veronica-it was my grandfathers nickname for me as I always used to have my hair like hers over one eye.

TheYamiOfYawn Sun 16-Jun-13 11:05:43

Hedwig as a middle name?

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bugsybill Sun 16-Jun-13 12:51:41

I would advise against this, sorry.


Hedwig3 Sun 16-Jun-13 23:02:46


MustafaCake Sun 16-Jun-13 23:22:12

Awful name IMHO, sounds made up and like Head.

Although Hedwig3 your name is fabulous!

SlumberingDormouse Mon 17-Jun-13 02:00:19

I really don't like it either - sorry. How about Hetty (Henrietta)? Almost the same sound but without the connotations.

Pinkflipflop Mon 17-Jun-13 09:56:28


WhiteHairReally Mon 17-Jun-13 21:44:25

I went to school with a Hedy. It was pronounced 'Hay-d'. I suppose that's how Hedy Lamarr pronounced it? I always thought it was rather elegant and she was proud that she wasn't a Heidi; a name which seems to be gaining in popularity amongst some MN circles.

Fraxinus Tue 18-Jun-13 00:24:35

Hedi, pronounced hay d, as pp said. Short for Hedvig. I know a lovely one so only has wonderful connotations for me. How about Hermina if you like h names?

sleepywombat Tue 18-Jun-13 06:21:39

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sleepingbeautiful Tue 18-Jun-13 11:06:37

I work with a very nice Dutch Hedy. It's her actual name, not short for anything. I didn't think anything inappropriate about it, just a name.

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