Wenche Name Meaning & Origin
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- Comments and insights on the name Wenche
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.
- Personal experiences with the name Wenche
My mothers name is Wenche and she has hated it all her life!
- Nicknames for Wenche
Winnie, Wen, Kiki
- Meanings and history of the name Wenche
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.
- Famous real-life people named Wenche
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
- Wenche in song, story & screen