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

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, star of the Science Channel's "Oddities: San Francisco".

Pop Culture References for the name Wednesday

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