Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Heilwig f. Old High German heil, hele 'whole' + Old Saxon, Old English wig, Old High German wīc 'war, battle'.

The name is sometimes confused with Hedwig.

Belgium
Dutch
1597x1598 Heylcken BoonenGes p. 347, Heylken ibid. p. 330
Germany
Latin
1238 Heilewigis (gen) CDL-1.1.1 XVII; 1252 Helewigis (nom) hennes-vol1 143; 1255 Helwigis (gen) ibid. 156; 1259 Heylewigis (nom) CDL-1.1.1 XXXI; 1323 Heylwich (nom) VFBStralsund 87
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Heilwig". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Heilwig.