Wesley Name Meaning and Origin

Wesley is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English’ origin. The baby name Wesley means “From The West Woods”.


Wesley Origin:

Origin of the name is: “English”



Wesley is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “WES + lee”


Wesley Name Meaning:

Wesley is an English locational name, derived from the Old English words ‘west’, which means ‘west’, and ‘leah’, which means ‘wood or clearing’



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Westley, Weston, Westbrook, Wezley, West, Wessley, Westleigh, Wes, Westcott, Wesly


Famous people with this name:

Wesley Kanne Clark, U.S. Army general;

Wesley Trent Snipes, American actor;

Wesley Cook “Wes” Bentley, American actor;

Wesley Wales “Wes” Anderson, American screenwriter and director;

Wesley Carter “Wes” Welker, American NFL football player;

Wesley Earl “Wes” Craven, American film director;

Wesley “Wes” Studi, American actor;

John Wesley “Wes” Chatham, American actor;

Wesley Woodyard, American NFL football player;

Wesley Sneijder, Dutch footballer;

Wesley Stromberg, musician of American band Emblem3;

Wesley Chapman, son of reality TV personality Dog the Bounty Hunter;

Wesley Burrowes, Irish playwright and screenwriter;

Wesley Moodie, South African tennis player;

Wesley Merritt, U.S. Civil War general;

Wesley Barbasa So, Filipino-American chess champion;

Wesley “Wes” Chan, American YouTube filmmaker of Wong Fu Productions;

Wesley Jonathan, American actor;

John and Charles Wesley, founders of the Methodist Church;

Wesley Alan “Wes” Johnson, personality on YouTube channel “Smosh Games”;

Wesley Taylor, musical theatre actor;

Wesley Phillip Dirks (b. 2018), son of American professional surfer Bethany Hamilton, brother to Tobias;

Wesley James Fulmer, (b. 2018) Son of Ned Fulmer of BuzzFeed’s “try guys” and wife Ariel Fulmer;

Weslie Renae, daughter of dancers Allison Holker and Stephen “tWitch” Boss




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