Wendy
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
WEN-dee
Meaning
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Wendy was most likely first used by J. M. Barrie, a Scottish author and the creator of Peter Pan. His friend Margaret Henley probably inspired him to invent the name Wendy due to Margaret's funny pronunciation. Later on, Barrie used the name in his Peter Pan story for the character of Wendy Darling. Some sources suggest that the name could also be a diminutive of Gwendolen, or Wanda.

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Wenda, Wendee, Wendey, Wendi, Wendie

Famous Wendies

Wendy Brouwer - actress
Wendy Cope - poet
Wendy Cornelis - model
Wendy Grossman - published author
Wendy Hiller - actress
Wendy Jenkins - writer
Wendy Makkena - actress
Wendy Moniz - actress
Wendy Rose - writer
Wendy Sheridan - writer
Wendy Ward - professional golfer

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