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Gender: Female Meaning of Wednesday: "Woden's day" Origin of Wednesday: English

The name Wednesday is a girl's name of English origin meaning "Woden's day". Wednesday and is often added to lists like Attitude Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Name made famous by the macabre character Wednesday -- middle name: Friday -- Addams is taken from the name of the day dedicated to the Anglo-Saxon god Woden, who relates to Mercury. Cartoonist author Charles Addams was said to choose the name because "Wednesday's child is full of woe."

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Famous People Named Wednesday

Wednesday Mourning, American model and TV personality ("Oddities: San Francisco")

Pop Culture References for the name Wednesday

Wednesday Addams, daughter from "The Addams Family"
Wednesday Settman, one of the septuplets in 2017 film "What Happened to Monday" (AKA: "Seven Sisters")
Mr. Wednesday, the personification of Odin in Neil Gaiman's book "American Gods"
"Wednesday's child is full of woe," nursery rhyme