Line Chart Wesley

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Name
Meaning:

  • Western Meadow

  • National
    Origins:

  • English

  • Fun Facts

    Name Of Star Trek's Wesley Crusher And Also Of Methodism's Founder (John Wesley).

    Most common nickname: Wes. .

    Wesley Name Popularity


    Boys vs Girls

    98.83%
    Male

    1.17%
    Female

    Wesley is predominantly a boys name, with 1.17% of Wesleys being girls, and 98.83% being boys.

    In the United States there have been a total of 222413 males named Wesley, and 2638 females given the name

    Popularity of Wesley by state:

    This chart shows the maximum percentage of babys named Wesley in each state. Lighter colors indicate higher percentages and popularity, while lower colors indicate less popularity.
    Lighter = More Popular
    Darker = Less Popular
    Blank States = Few to None

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    Names Similar to Wesley

    Rank Name Global Rank
    1. Wakely 3572
    2. Weslee 3572
    3. Wesly 3572

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    Wesley: Baby name popularity graph, 1880-2021


    The below graph, labeled 'Percentage named Wesley' is a graph showing the overall ranking of the boys name Wesley in the USA from 1880-2021. 1 being the highest and most popular, 40337 being the lowest and least used. Through these years over 40337 unique total names have been given to boys living in the United States so far. Wesley's average ranking is 381.85, with it's highest ever rank being #. Wesley has reach the top 10 most popular boys name 2 times, and has reached the top hundred names 20 times.

    Wesley has been used in the United States ever since 1880, with over 225051 boys given the name in the past 200 years. Wesley gained the most popularity as a baby name in 1977, when it's usage went up by 191.45%. During this year, 4305 babies were named Wesley, which was 0.1381% of the baby boys born in the USA that year. The most the names popularity ever grew to was 0.138%, in this year alone more than 4000 boys were named Wesley.

    Popular 'W' Names for Boys

    Boys names starting with 'W'

    Listed below are the 20 most commonly used baby names begining with W. These boys names are ordered by their overall popularity of recently named babies in the United states. Also listed is their their rank compared to other 'W' names, their over all rank among all boy names, the total number of baby boys expected to be given this name in 2021, and the total percentage of boys given this name.

    Name 'W-Name' Rank Overall Rank Total Named Percentage named
    William 1. 6. 15668 0.433%
    Wyatt 2. 44. 9514 0.263%
    Wesley 3. 198. 3407 0.094%
    Weston 4. 204. 3383 0.094%
    Waylon 5. 344. 2041 0.056%
    Walter 6. 570. 1163 0.032%
    Walker 7. 635. 1044 0.029%
    Warren 8. 785. 823 0.023%
    Wade 9. 822. 785 0.022%
    Winston 10. 951. 645 0.018%
    Wilson 11. 1274. 438 0.012%
    Wilder 12. 1560. 337 0.009%
    Wayne 13. 1594. 327 0.009%
    Willie 14. 1730. 290 0.008%
    Westin 15. 1795. 274 0.008%
    Will 16. 1795. 274 0.008%
    Westley 17. 1996. 234 0.006%
    Wesson 18. 2194. 204 0.006%
    Wallace 19. 2249. 196 0.005%
    Wes 20. 2616. 159 0.004%

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