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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Tues"day
The third day of the week, following Monday and preceding Wednesday.

Etymology: OE. Tewesday, AS. Tiwes dæg the day of Tiw the god of war; akin to OHG. Zio, Icel. Tȳr, L. Jupiter, Gr. Zey`s;, cf. OHG. Ziostac Tuesday, G. Dienstag, Icel. Tȳsdagr. √244. See Deity Day, and cf. Jovial

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  1. The third day of the week; the second working day
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From Middle English Tewesday, from Old English tīwesdæġ (“Tuesday”), from Proto-Germanic *Tīwas dagaz (“Tuesday”, literally “Tiw's Day”), from *Tīwaz (“Tyr, god of war”) + *dagaz (“day”). This was a Germanic interpretation of Latin dies Martis, itself a translation of Ancient Greek Ἄρεως ἡμέρα (Áreōs hēméra) (interpretatio romana). Cognate with Scots Tysday (“Tuesday”), Saterland Frisian Täisdai (“Tuesday”), West Frisian tiisdei (“Tuesday”), German dialectal Ziestag (“Tuesday”), Danish tirsdag (“Tuesday”), Swedish tisdag (“Tuesday”). More at Tyr, day.

  1. The third day of the week in many religious traditions, and the second day of the week in systems that use the ISO 8601 norm; it follows Monday and precedes Wednesday.

Notable Persons Named Tuesday

Tuesday Weld is an actress, model, and model (people). She was most active from 1955 to 2001. Tuesday was given the name Susan Ker Weld on August 27th, 1943 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to present. Tuesday was given the name Melody Lynn Knight on February 17th, 1969 in Brentwood, California, United States.

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Tuesday Vargas is a pinoy pop, music of the philippines, and pop music singing, television presenter, actor, and comedian. She plays Vocals. She was most active from 2000 to present. Tuesday was given the name Marizel Sarangelo . Tuesday is also known as Tuesday Vargas, Sarangelo, and Mariziel (birth name).

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Tuesday was born on August 27th, 1973 in Riverside, California, USA.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tuesday

Little was born in 1887.

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How popular is the baby name Tuesday in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1945 5 5 0
1959 13 13 0
1960 21 21 0
1961 47 47 0
1962 70 70 0
1963 46 46 0
1964 59 59 0
1965 57 57 0
1966 74 74 0
1967 42 42 0
1968 68 68 0
1969 59 59 0
1970 72 72 0
1971 64 64 0
1972 56 56 0
1973 70 70 0
1974 57 57 0
1975 46 46 0
1976 59 59 0
1977 62 62 0
1978 61 61 0
1979 46 46 0
1980 51 51 0
1981 51 51 0
1982 55 55 0
1983 45 45 0
1984 44 44 0
1985 29 29 0
1986 31 31 0
1987 43 43 0
1988 52 52 0
1989 55 55 0
1990 34 34 0
1991 49 49 0
1992 49 49 0
1993 50 50 0
1994 40 40 0
1995 42 42 0
1996 28 28 0
1997 33 33 0
1998 27 27 0
1999 35 35 0
2000 31 31 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 26 26 0
2003 22 22 0
2004 21 21 0
2005 25 25 0
2006 29 29 0
2007 31 31 0
2008 27 27 0
2009 34 34 0
2010 32 32 0
2011 22 22 0
2012 28 28 0
2013 22 22 0
2014 21 21 0
2015 16 16 0
2016 18 18 0
2017 18 18 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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Fun Facts about the name Tuesday

  • How Popular is the name Tuesday? Tuesday is the 5,962nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tuesday have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,441 babies born with the first name Tuesday in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tuesday to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tuesday? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tuesday first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tuesday is Monday, November 30th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Tuesday born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tuesday was in 1966 with a total of 74 babies.
  • Random Tuesday Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tuesday is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Tuesday: Your name in reverse order is Yadseut. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uedyats. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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