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Gender: F Origin of Wren: English bird name Wren's Popularity in 2015: #712

Wren, a lilting songbird name, could be the next Robin, and makes a particularly pleasing middle name choice, as does her newly discovered cousin Lark. Wren entered the Top 1000 for the first time in 2013, and reached Number 712 in 2014.

This petite bird was regarded in Ireland as the "magician of the birds" and the Druids considered it a bird of prophecy and, thanks to an early fable, it has also been known as King of the Birds.

For architects there's the link to the great Sir Christopher Wren, the celebrated eighteenth century designer of London's St. Paul's Cathedral.

Famous People Named Wren

Bruce Lee's granddaughter Wren Keasler, born 1994.
L'Wren Scott, late fashion designer

Pop Culture References for the name Wren

Wren, character from the comic strip "Baby Blues"
Ren Stevens, from Disney's "Even Stevens"
"Wren," book by Marie Killilea
Wren DeSantis, a character from the movie "Fun Size"
Carlotta Wren - main character in "Body Movers" series by Stephanie Bond
Wren Avery, twin sister of Cath in the book "Fangirl"
Homophones Ren and Reine
Sabine Wren, character from Star Wars Rebels
Wren is the fake name used by Abby Appleby in the book "Nightingale" by Jennifer Estep
Wren, character in "Fangirl" by Rainbow Rowell
Wren, character in the video game "Costume Quest"