Popularity:1806
Origin:British
Meaning:western meadow
Short and sweet is the name of the game with a name like Wes. Picture wide open spaces and lush green hills with this British name that means "western meadow". Or, you might imagine the whimsically charming aesthetic of Wes Anderson, one of the more famous bearers of this name. A shortened form of the Old English surname Wesley, this name will be easy peasy for baby to learn to spell. If you're a fan of The Princess Bride—and really, who isn't?—then Wes could be a cute nod to the dashing Westley. Playing pirates will be so much more fun with a baby named for the Dread Pirate Roberts.

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