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Origin and Meaning of Monday

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mon"day
The second day of the week; the day following Sunday.

Etymology: OE. moneday monenday, AS. mōnandæg, i.e., day of the moon, day sacred to the moon; akin to D. maandag, G. montag, OHG. mānatag, Icel. mānadagr, Dan. mandag, Sw. måndag. See Moon, and Day

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  1. The second day of the week; the first working day

From Middle English Monday, Monenday, from Old English mōnandæġ (“day of the moon”), from mōna (“moon”) + dæg (“day”), late Proto-Germanic *mēniniz dagaz, a translation (interpretātiō germānica) of Latin dies Lunae. Compare Saterland Frisian Moundai (“Monday”), West Frisian moandei, Low German Maandag, Maondag, Dutch maandag, German Montag, Pennsylvania German Mundaag, Danish mandag, Norwegian Bokmål mandag, Norwegian Nynorsk måndag, Swedish måndag, Finnish maanantai.

  1. The first day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm and second day of the week in many religious traditions. It follows Sunday and precedes Tuesday.

Notable Persons Named Monday

Monday Michiru is a smooth jazz, acid jazz, soul music, trip hop, and hip hop music musician. She plays Music sequencer, Turntablism, Music Production Center, DJ mixer, and Flute. She was most active from 1990 to present. Monday was given the name Monday Mariano on August 19th, 1963. Monday is also known as Monday Michiru, Michiru Akiyoshi, and Michiru Mariano.


Monday James is an athlete for the Bendel Insurance F.C., Bayelsa United F.C., Hammarby Fotboll, Nigeria national under-20 football team, and Nigeria national football team. Monday was born on October 19th, 1986 in Lagos, Nigeria.


He left this life in 1987.


Monday Riku Morgan is a Chief of Defence Intelligence Agency and Chief ofDefence Intelligence Agency.


Monday was born on November 2nd, 1977 in Ado-Odo, Ogun, Nigeria.


Monday Samuel is a sports team member for the Östersunds FK.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Monday

Rick Monday is a baseball player. Rick was born on November 20th, 1945 in Batesville, Arkansas.


Kenny Monday is an athlete. Kenny was born on November 25th, 1961 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.


Ovye Monday is a soccer player for the FC Milsami Orhei and Heartland F.C. Ovye was born on August 14th, 1992 in Lafia.


Jon Monday is a music and film producer. Jon was born in 1947 in San Jose, California.


Edigold Monday is a bank and bank executive. She holds the title Managing director, Crane Bank Rwanda, and Chief executive officer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Edigold was born in Uganda.


Price Monday is an athlete for the Golden Threads F.C.


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International Interest for Monday

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Popularity of Monday as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Monday U.S.
  White 81.15% 64.26%
  African American 11.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.10% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Monday

People with the last name Monday are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Monday

  • How Popular is the name Monday? Monday is the 55,371st most popular name of all time. As a last name Monday was the 6,336th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Monday have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 30 babies born with the first name Monday in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Monday? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Monday first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Monday is Sunday, March 25th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Monday born? The highest recorded use of the first name Monday was in 1970 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Monday: Your name in reverse order is Yadnom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aydmon. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Monday? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,379 people with the last name Monday.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Monday? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Monday as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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