Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. WENZ-day(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the name of the day of the week, which was derived from Old English wodnesdæg meaning "Woden's day". On the Addams Family television series (1964-1966) this was the name of the teenaged daughter, based on an earlier unnamed character in Charles Addams' cartoons. Her name was inspired by the popular nursery rhyme line Wednesday's child is full of woe.

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Entry added April 5, 2022