from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of the British Women's Royal Naval Service.
- Wren, Sir Christopher 1632-1723. English architect who designed more than 50 London churches, most notably Saint Paul's Cathedral (1675-1710). His secular works include the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford (1664-1669) and Trinity College Library in Cambridge (1676-1684).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A surname.
- proper n. Sir Christopher Wren, English architect
- proper n. A male or female given name from the noun wren.
- n. A female member of the Royal Navy (a member of the WRNS)
Originally a nickname from Middle English wrenne ("wren"). (Wiktionary)
From the similarity to WRNS, influenced by wrens (birds). (Wiktionary)