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FOR REAL: Wendy was first coined as a name by the novelest J.M. Barrie for his book Peter Pan in 1903. He took the name from a childhood nickname, "fwendy-wendy," which a friend had given him. It's possible that before this book was written, Wendy was used as an occasional pet form of Gwendolen, but it was the book solidified the name's popular use on its own.

related names: Gwendolen

Other recorded spellings: Wendi, Wendee, Wendie