Wenche: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Wenche

Wenche

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Do NOT name your child this if you live in north america
It will be bullied and called a wench (I dont know if that is how your
Supposed to pronounce it, and neither will anyone else)

It is currently the thirty-first most popular girl's name in Norway.

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My mothers name is Wenche and she has hated it all her life!

Nicknames for Wenche: | Edit

Winnie, Wen, Kiki

Meanings and history of the name Wenche: | Edit

This name is a Norwegian variant on the German nickname "Wencke". It most likely derives from "wen" which means "friend" in German.

It was especially popular in Norway from 1940-1980, with an alltime high in the middle of the 50s.

Pronounced: VEHN-keh

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Wenche Andersen, Norwegian chef
Wenche Blomberg, Norwegian writer
Wenche Foss, Norwegian actress
Wenche Lyngholm, Norwegian politician
Wenche Synnøve Myhre, Norwegian singer and actress
Wenche Skjæggestad, Norwegian judge

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