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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hedi

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  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Hedi is of Arabic origin and means "The Provider of Guidance".

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  1. nominative plural of hedus
  2. genitive singular of hedus
  3. vocative plural of hedus

Notable Persons Named Hedi

Hedi Slimane is a photographer and fashion designer. Hedi was born on July 5th, 1968.


Hédi Annabi was a Head of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti and Head of theUnited Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti. Hédi was born on September 4th, 1943. He left this life on January 12th, 2010.


Hédi Temessy was an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 1948 to 2001. Hédi was born on May 6th, 1925 in Budapest, Hungary. She breathed her last breath on May 29th, 2001.


Hédi Berkhissa was a soccer player for the Espérance Sportive de Tunis. Hédi was born on June 28th, 1972 in Remla. He died on January 4th, 1997.


Hedi Baccouche is a Prime Minister of Tunisia and Head of Government of Tunisia. Hedi was born on January 15th, 1930.


Hedi was born on May 15th, 1922.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hedi

Heidi Wunderli-Allenspach is a biologist and professor. She was most prominent from 1970 to 1970. Heidi was given the name Allenspach, Hedi on January 1st, 1947 in Uzwil.


Hédi Váradi was an actress. Hédi was given the name Váradi Hédi on September 22nd, 1929 in Újpest. She left this life on April 11th, 1987.


Fun Facts about the name Hedi

  • How Popular is the name Hedi? Hedi is the 35,447th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hedi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 108 babies born with the first name Hedi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hedi to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hedi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1954 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hedi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hedi is Wednesday, October 18th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Hedi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hedi was in 1968 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Hedi: Your name in reverse order is Ideh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Heid. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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