- this week

Gender: Female Origin of Sunday: Word name

The name Sunday is a girl's name . Sunday and is often added to lists like American Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Sunday is among the most usable of the day names, with its sunny opening syllable, made famous when Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban chose it for their newborn daughter. Although it had been widely written that Kidman and Urban named their baby after art patron Sunday Reed, Kidman recently was quoted saying that was a myth, they just liked the name. There were 34 baby girls named Sunday last year, but perhaps more parents will be inspired by the Kidman-Urban choice.

Find other names based on Sunday using our baby name generator.

Famous People Named Sunday

Sunday Reed (born Lelda Sunday Baillieu), Australian art patron
Sunday, stage name of Jin Bo-ra, South Korean pop singer of group The Grace
Sunday Rose Kidman Urban (b. 2008), daughter of actress Nicole Kidman & singer Keith Urban
Sunday Molly Myers (b. 2014), daughter of actor Mike Myers
Kez Sunday Udoka (b. 2011), son of actress Nia Long and Ime Udoka

Pop Culture References for the name Sunday

Meaning 'the Sun's day'
Baron Sunday, character from "The New Adventures of Superman"
Sunday, minor character on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
Sunday, character from "Something So Right"
Sunday, President of Anarchist Council of European Dynamiters in "The Man Who Was Thursday" (1908) by G. K. Chesterton
Bloody Sunday
"...six ways to Sunday," phrase meaning "in every way possible"
Phrase "It's been a month of Sundays"
"But a child that is born on the Sabbath day / Is blithe and bonny, good and gay," nursery rhyme
Sunday Settman, one of the septuplets in 2017 film "What Happened to Monday" (AKA: "Seven Sisters")