F names, Female, Male, Mythology, Norse mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Friday

Friday comes from Old English frīġedæġ meaning “Frigg’s day”, Frigg being the Norse goddess of marriage, childbirth, and the earth. She is also depicted as having the power of foreknowledge and is the wife of OdinFrigg comes from an Old Norse source meaning “beloved” or “to love” deriving from a PIE root word meaning “to love, to please”. Friday is also a surname, likely an anglicized form of Germanic Freitag which means “Friday” in German. According to the nursery rhyme Monday’s ChildFriday’s child is loving and giving.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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