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FOR REAL: Heidi is a short form of the German name Adelheid, from where we get the English name Adelaide. Heidi started being used in English speaking countries with the publication of the book Heidi by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, which was published in 1881. It was also made into a movie starring Shirley Temple in 1937.

related names: Adelheid, Adelaide, Adele, Adeline, Alice, Alison

Other recorded spellings: Heidy