Popularity:20324
Origin:British
Meaning:Western meadow
Wessley is a respelling of Wesley, a masculine name whose rise to fame is thanks to the religious leader, John Wesley. The founder of the Methodist Church, parents were inspired by John Wesley’s evangelical approach to faith and community, sparking Wesley’s birth as a personal title. Sporting a spiffy double “s,” Wessley retains its meaning of “western meadow” from its history of being an Anglo-Norman place name. Today, Wesley has many spelling variations, with Wessley stepping up to the line as a dapper choice.
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