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Wednesday is a unique girl's name that has seen some popularity due to the character Wednesday in The Adams Family. The first girls named Wednesday were recorded in 1965, one year following the shows debut. The name Wednesday has never appeared in the U.S. top 1000 names for girls.

Meaning and Origin of the name Wednesday

Wednesday is a cute and unique name for girls meaning “Woden’s day.”

Wednesday is of English origin. The day Wednesday was named after the Old English god Woden and derives from the Old English spelling Wōdnesdæg and Middle English spelling Wednesdei. Woden is the English god equivalent to the Norse god Odin. The name Woden is derived from the Roman god Mercury, who is the god of eloquence, the ability to travel, guardian of the dead, and the messenger of the gods. The French spelling of Wednesday is mercredi and the Italian spelling is mercoledì. Both spellings are derived from the Latin dies Mercurii (meaning “day of Mercury”).

Symbolism of the name Wednesday

Wednesday has strong fundamental skills in her life. She has a strong ability to analyze everything objectively and draw logical conclusions. Wednesday has a consolidated view of the world and is strong under any circumstances. She has a strong sense of responsibility and is a good leader. Wednesday is also creative and innovative.

Nicknames for the name Wednesday

Wednesday is a unique name for a girl. You may not want to shorten this name, but, if you do, we have a list of nicknames you may want to take into consideration. Some of these nicknames are cute and some are unique just like the name Wednesday.

  • Day
  • Daya
  • Wed
  • Weds
  • Nessie
  • Wendy 
  • Essie
  • Eddie
  • Neddie

Style of the name Wednesday


Gender of the name Wednesday

Wednesday is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Wednesday


Number of syllables in the name Wednesday


Emotion evoked from the name Wednesday

Wednesday thrives on being independent. She is a reliable and loyal friend who can always be relied on. Wednesday has a strong will and a strong belief in herself. She is good at drawing attention to herself.

Alternative spellings for the name Wednesday

  • Wednesdaeigh
  • Wednesdaey
  • Wednesdai
  • Wednesdaie
  • Wednesdaye
  • Wensday

Popularity of the name Wednesday

Wednesday came on to the popularity charts in 1965. It stayed pretty sturdy, although its popularity dropped around 1980. It went back up a little in 1992 and then started to climb much steadier in 2006. It peaked around 2019.

Great middle names for Wednesday and their meanings

  • Carolina (song of happiness or joy)
  • Alice (noble or exalted)
  • Felicia (happy)
  • Grace (goodness and generosity)
  • Lucille (light)
  • Lisette (God’s promise)
  • Sabrina (from the border or legendary princess)
  • Chloe (blooming or fertility)
  • Annabel (grace or beautiful)
  • Olivia (olive tree)

Famous people with the name Wednesday

  • Wednesday Grint (daughter of Rupert Grint and Georgia Groome)
  • Wednesday Addams (character in the Addams Family)
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