Wednesday comes the god Woden, paralleled with Mercury the Roman god. They are gods of eloquence, the ability to travel, and guardian of the dead.

Meaning of the name Wednesday

Woden’s day

Origin of the name Wednesday

English

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.

Style of the name Wednesday

Classic

Gender of the name Wednesday

Wednesday is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Wednesday

When-s-day

Number of syllables in the name Wednesday

Two

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

Nicknames for the name Wednesday

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

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.

Related names for the name Wednesday

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)

Wednesdays in popular culture

  • Wednesday Addams (character in the Addams Family)