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Gender: Male Origin of Friday: Day name

The name Friday is a boy's name . Friday and is often added to lists like Badass Cat Names .

From the experts:

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

Pop Culture References for the name Friday

Friday, character in Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe"
Friday, character in the 2000 AD comics
Friday, artificial intelligence in Marvel Comics.
Friday, dog in 2009 film "Hotel for Dogs
Friday Caliban, female character in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Friday aka Jennifer K. Larson aka Zarana, female character in the GI Joe series
Joe Friday, character on TV's "Dragnet"


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