Wendy is an English name that was coined by novelist James M. Barrie in the novel Peter Pan. It is believed that the name originated from the nickname "fwendy," which was given to him by a young friend. For this reason, the name Wendy is typically understood to mean "friendly." Wendy may also be related to the name Gwendolyn, meaning "fair" or "blessed."
Similar Names: Wendie, Wendaline, Wendee
Famous Wendy Names: Wendy Whelan (ballet dancer), Wendy Williams (television personality)