A week is defined as an interval of seven Days or a time unit equal to seven days.

The Days of the Week

The days of the week were named in different languages after the planets, various gods and other sources. The days of the week were originally named for the classical planets. Here are the seven days of the week in English, the names are Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Most of the years have 52 weeks or sometimes a year has 53 weeks or 12 months. According to the ISO 8601, First day of the week is Monday. And last day of the week is Sunday. In US first day of the week is Sunday in their calendar. In most of the countries Monday as the first day of the week. Monday to Friday considered as Weekdays. Both Saturday and Sunday are considered as weekends.

Names of the Days of the Week

Names of the Days of the Week

1. Monday

Monday means Moon’s Day. As per the indian tradition name has come from the Moon. The Moon is the next biggest object. Monday is the first day of the week. It comes after Sunday and before Tuesday.

2. Tuesday

Tuesday means Tiu’s Day. As per the indian tradition name has come from the Mars. The Mars is the red planet. Tuesday is the second day of the week. It comes after Monday and before Wednesday.

3. Wednesday

Wednesday means Woden’s Day. As per the indian tradition name has come from the Mercury. The Mercury is the fastest planet. Wednesday is the third day of the week. It comes after Tuesday and before Thursday.

4. Thursday

Thursday means Thor’s Day. As per the indian tradition name has come from the Jupiter. The Jupiter is the largest planet. Thursday is the fourth day of the week. It comes after Wednesday and before Friday.

5. Friday

Friday means Frige Day. As per the indian tradition name has come from the Venus. The Venus is the brightest planet. Friday is the fifth day of the week. It comes after Thursday and before Saturday.

6. Saturday

Saturday means Saturn’s Day. As per the indian tradition name has come from the Saturn. The Saturn is the slowest planet. Saturday is the sixth day of the week. It comes after Friday and before Sunday.

7. Sunday

Sunday means Sun’s Day. As per the indian tradition name has come from the Sun. The Sun is the brightest planet. Sunday is the seventh day of the week. It comes after Saturday and before Monday.

Week Calculation

1 Week = 7 days=168 hours=10,080 minutes=6,04,800 seconds.
Where
1 Day=24 hours
1 hour=60 minutes
1 second=60 seconds

The Days of the Week and its Meaning

Here is the details about names of the days of the week in english, meaning of the days and its Indian tradition name.

Week Days and its Position

Here are the seven days and its positions as per the international ISO 8601 standards.

Quick Facts of the Days of the Week

Week: 7 Days
The Days of the week: Monday, Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
First Day of the Week: Monday
Last Day of the Week: Sunday
A year has : 52 or 53 Weeks
Weekend : Saturday and Sunday
Week Days : Monday to Friday