Wendy Pease in the US

  1. #1,702,892 Wendy Omalley
  2. #1,702,893 Wendy Parish
  3. #1,702,894 Wendy Parrott
  4. #1,702,895 Wendy Paulino
  5. #1,702,896 Wendy Pease
  6. #1,702,897 Wendy Peek
  7. #1,702,898 Wendy Pickering
  8. #1,702,899 Wendy Pruett
  9. #1,702,900 Wendy Rapp
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Meaning & Origins

This name was apparently coined by the playwright J. M. Barrie, who used it for the ‘little mother’ in his play Peter Pan (1904). He took it from the nickname Fwendy-Wendy (i.e. ‘friend’) used for him by a child acquaintance, Margaret Henley. It has also been suggested that this name may have originated as a pet form of Gwendolen. After peaking in the 1960s, use of the name declined quite rapidly.
172nd in the U.S.
English: from Middle English pese ‘pea’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of peas, or a nickname for a small and insignificant person. The word was originally a collective singular (Old English peose, pise, from Latin pisa) from which the modern English vocabulary word pea is derived by folk etymology, the singular having been taken as a plural.
2,653rd in the U.S.

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