American Day Name

Friday Origin and Meaning

The name Friday is a boy's name .

Friday became famous as a name via the sidekick character in Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, morphing into a generic term for an all-around professional assistant, as in "girl Friday." As a word for the day of the week, Friday is associated with the old English goddess Frigg and the Roman goddess Venus, though the character makes Friday more of a male name.

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Famous People Named Friday

  • Harry Friday Baker (b. 2001)son of actors Simon Baker and Rebecca Rigg

Friday in Pop Culture

  • Fridaycharacter in Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe"
  • Fridaycharacter in the 2000 AD comics
  • Fridayartificial intelligence in Marvel Comics.
  • Fridaydog in 2009 film "Hotel for Dogs"
  • Friday Calibanfemale character in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Friday aka Jennifer K. Larson aka Zaranafemale character in the GI Joe series
  • Joe Fridaycharacter on TV's "Dragnet"
  • Wednesday Friday Addamsfemale character in The Addams Family series
  • "Friday's child is loving and giving" nursery rhyme