Origin:British
Popularity:137
Meaning:Western meadow
Wesley is a boy’s name of British origin, meaning “western meadow.” Borne of the Englishman and religious leader John Wesley in the 1700s, this surname-turned-firstname was originally given to followers of the Methodist Church. Today, however, this nature-inspired title can be the perfect name for babies raised in any faith or belief. While the evangelical movement encouraged followers to be hands-on in their heavenly relationships, a baby Wesley raised outside of this religion can still find joy in an interactive experience with the world. From rolling hills to clouds that stripe the sky, this little explorer can be guided by you on his adventure through life.

Famous People Named Wesley

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  • Wesley Chan
    Director
  • Wesley Geer
    Guitarist
  • Wesley Johnson
    Basketball Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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