Over the past 110 years, 259 120 girls and 118 boys have been named Wendy. The name Wendy ranks 138th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Wendy in 1927. The peak of popularity of the name Wendy came in the 1960s and 1970s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.