Wesley meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old English and Anglo-Saxon
Usage: English, English and Tamil
Meaning: West Clearing, Field of the West and Western Clearing
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Eternal and Frequently Used Wesley especially is used in Tamil and English, meaning of Wesley is "Western Meadow, Field of the West or Western Clearing" which of Anglo-Saxon and Old English origin is a gender-neutral name.

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Popularity of Wesley

Wesley is a popular name in United States given to over 218470 babies in 249 years. The name is current favorite of the parents, in 1977, the moniker grabbed the 66th spot and 4305 baby boys were given the name. Moreover, the given name has been to the top 100 baby names 11 times In England and Wales, Wesley was once a common name since emerging in 1996 it has been given to over 2159 babies. At its zenith in 1996,. However after 23 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Also, Wesley is common in Ireland where over 853 new-borns have been given the name since 1967. At its zenith in 1977, 155 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 62nd position. Also, Wesley was a common name in France. Over 5004 babies have been named Wesley since 1962. When at its peak in 1980,. However after 43 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but it is still going strong.

Wesley is a familiar baby name in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 1995, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 155 on boy names chart when 83 babies were given the name Wesley. There are over 707 babies that have been given the name Wesley in Belgium. Also, during its short run of just 1 years in New South Wales, it had made it to the top 100 names. In 1978, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 89 on boy names chart when 82 babies were given the name Wesley. Also, during its short run of just 3 years in Queensland, it had made it to the top 100 names. In 1978, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 59 on boy names chart when 67 babies were given the name Wesley. Over 139 babies in Queensland have been named Wesley.

Wesley is a unique baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 400 names. In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 399 on boy names chart when 38 babies were named Wesley. There are over 109 babies that have been given the name Wesley in Netherlands. Wesley is a rare baby name in New South Wales where it may not be used now. But Wesley is a popular baby name in Brazil where every 1 in 3000 have the name as well as in, Kenya, South Africa, England, Canada and Papua New Guinea. According to our evaluation, over 320000 babies have been named Wesley globally.

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Wesley in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Wesley?

To have number 7 as your personality number means you are calm by nature and have a peaceful attitude about everything. You enjoy challenges because they force you to extend your limits and give more than you thought you can. You are a passionate lover but take people for granted. You like your freedom and independence. Self-doubt won't help you realize your goals. Self-confidence and self-reliance will.

Other names liked by soon-to-be-parents that are similar to Wesley

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  •  May - May's meaning is Fifth Month of the Year or Scottish Form of Margaret Pearl is used dominantly in Greenlandic and Swedish. It is rooted from English and Latin is used as a gender-neutral name
  •  Alvin - Desirable and Ceaseless Old High German and Old English Alvin is particulary used in Oriya, Hindi and Bengali, Alvin means "Related to Elf or Elf Friend" is used for both boys and girls
  •  Eliza - Customary and All time favorite unisex name Eliza means "Precious or The Chosen" and is mostly used in Polish, Danish and English is of Germanic and Hebrew origin
  •  Victoria - Persistent and Famous Victoria is used principally in Kannada, Icelandic and Spanish is a unisex name is originated from Latin, Victoria means "Conquer, Goddess of Victory or The Victor"
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Namesakes of Wesley

    Wesley Mouzon, professional boxer
  • Wesley Fletcher Orr, Canadian businessman, journalist, and politician
  • Wesley Rose, American music industry executive and record producer
  • Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld, American jurist
  • Wesley C. Salmon, American philosopher of science renowned for his work on the nature of scientific explanation
  • Wesley Posvar, fifteenth Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh
  • Wesley P. Dahlberg, designed the Ford Taunus P3 17M, the Badewanne
  • Wesley Momo Johnson, Liberian politician
  • Wesley Everest, He was lynched during the Centralia Massacre after killing Dale Hubbard
  • Wesley Enoch, proud Noonuccal Nuugi man
  • Wesley Kimler, an American artist based
  • Wesley D. Sweetser, English critic
  • Wesley J. Smith, American lawyer and author
  • Wesley Kiprotich, Kenyan middle distance runner
  • Wesley Matthias Stanford, American bishop of the United Evangelical Church
  • Wesley Crawford, American racecar driver
  • Wesley Chan, early product innovator at Google Inc
  • Wesley Lloyd, U.S. Representative from Washington
  • Wesley Stambaugh, farmer and Canadian Senator
  • Wesley Lance, American Republican Party politician
  • Wesley A. Clark, American physicist
  • Wesley R. Elsberry, data scientist with an interdisciplinary background
  • Wesley Clark, Wesley Kanne Clark, Sr
  • Wesley Willis, American singer-songwriter and visual artist
  • Wesley Critz George, American academic
  • Wesley Snipes, American actor, director, film producer
  • Wesley Bolin, American Democratic Party politician
  • Wesley Livsey Jones, American politician
  • Wesley Sneijder, Dutch professional footballer
  • Wesley L. Fox, United States Marine Corps colonel with 43 years of service
  • Wesley Walker, former professional American football wide receiver
  • Wesley Ruggles, American film director
  • Wesley Merritt, American major general
  • Wesley Huntress, Wesley T. Huntress, Jr
  • Wesley Clair Mitchell, American economist
  • Wesley Walls, former American football tight end
  • Wesley Jonathan, American actor best
  • Wesley Person, retired American professional basketball player
  • Wesley Eure, American actor, singer, author, producer, director
  • Wesley Sonck, Belgian retired footballer
  • Wesley Moodie, former professional tennis player
  • Wesley Powell, American lawyer and Republican politician
  • Wesley Ashton Gordon, Canadian politician
  • Wesley Correira, Wesley John Correira, Jr
  • Wesley Pruden, James Wesley Pruden, Jr
  • Wesley Duke, football player
  • Wesley Britt, former American football offensive tackle
  • Wesley Carr, Anglican priest
  • Wesley Barry, American child actor in silent motion pictures
  • Wesley Dening, television producer based in Los Angeles
  • Wesley Mann, American character actor

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