Colors Related to this Name: Black, Purple

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Visionary

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #139 in 2013 and #130 in 2014.

Famous People

Wesley Snipes (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Wesley Jonathan (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Wesley Eure (Movie Actor,Singer,TV Actor), Wesley Singerman (Movie Actor), Wesley Lau (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Wesley Addy (Movie Actor), Wesley Mann (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Wesley Quinn (Singer)


In English

Origin: Several places in England, from Old English west ‎(“west”) + lēah ‎(“wood, clearing”).


-John Wesley, founder of Methodism.

-( male name -comes from the last names language-), transferred from the last name since the 18th century, today often without any religious connotations.

-(last name habitational -comes from the Old English language-)