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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hedin

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

E is for endear, all those you touch.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

I is for immaculate, keeping it tidy

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Notable Persons Named Hedin

Heðin was born on August 17th, 1901 in Skálavík. He breathed his last breath on May 18th, 1987.


Heðin á Lakjuni is a soccer player for the KÍ Klaksvík, B36 Tórshavn, Havnar Bóltfelag, NSÍ Runavík, and Faroe Islands national football team. Heðin was born on February 19th, 1978 in Klaksvík, Faroe Islands.


Heðin Klakstein is a sports team member for the KÍ Klaksvík.


Heðin Stenberg is an athlete for the Argja Bóltfelag.


Heðin Hansen is an athlete for the Víkingur Gøta.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hedin

Sven Hedin was a writer. Sven was given the name Sven Anders Hedin on February 19th, 1865 in Stockholm, Sweden. He passed away on November 26th, 1952.


Nana Hedin is a singing. She was most active from 1994 to present. Nana was born Nana Hedin on May 24th, 1968 in Eskilstuna. Nana is also known as NaNa, Na Na, and Nana d'Aquini.


Tore Hedin was a murderer. Tore was born on January 7th, 1927 in Scania. He breathed his last breath on August 22nd, 1952.


Pierre Hedin is a hockey player for the Södertälje SK in the Swedish Hockey League. He was most prominent from 1996 to 2012. Pierre was born on February 19th, 1978 in Örnsköldsvik.


Robert was born on February 2nd, 1966 in Ystad, Sweden.


Erik Hedin is a sound design sound designer, composer, and sound design. Erik was born in 1974.


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Popularity of Hedin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hedin U.S.
  White 93.40% 64.26%
  African American 0.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.82% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.68% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.45% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hedin

People with the last name Hedin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hedin

  • How Popular is the name Hedin? As a last name Hedin was the 18,694th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Hedin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Hedin is Monday, February 25th, 1895.
  • How unique is the name Hedin? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Hedin. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Hedin: Your name in reverse order is Nideh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hnied. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hedin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,470 people with the last name Hedin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hedin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hedin as their last name since less than 1 person in 200k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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