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Wesley

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By Wei Jie Tan Data Analyst
Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 21 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: English

Meaning: The West Meadow

Pronunciation: wɛz.li, /ˈwɛz.li/, W EH S L IY

Popularity Rank: #1,848

On this page:

  • 1. Wesley Meaning
  • 2. Wesley Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Wesley
  • 4. Wesley Translations in other languages
  • 5. Wesley Name Popularity
  • 6. Wesley popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Wesley
  • 8. Latest News about Wesley
  • 9. Nicknames for Wesley
  • 10. Names similar to Wesley

Wesley Meaning

Derived from the Old English name Wescleah, meaning 'western meadow'. It can also be a combination of the Old English words 'west' and 'leah', meaning 'west meadow'. Wesley is a popular name with literary connections, most notably with the founder of Methodism, John Wesley.

Wesley also means "The West Meadow, Western Meadow".

Wesley is commonly found in Brazil, United States of America, Netherlands, and 81 more countries.

Wesley Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: wɛz.li

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈwɛz.li/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: W EH S L IY

W: Pronounce as in "we" (W IY)

EH: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Wesley Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Wesley is recorded 35,782 times globally, ranking it as the 1,848th most common name worldwide.

Wesley is most prevalent in Brazil, with 8,947 occurrences, making it the 124th most popular name in the country.

In Netherlands, the name Wesley is found among 1 in every 60 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Wesley Popularity by Country

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Brazil#1241 : 91
United States of America#6951 : 248
Netherlands#1421 : 60
South Africa#6081 : 685
Belgium#3381 : 160
United Kingdom#7961 : 325
France#1,4531 : 883
Canada#7731 : 503
Malaysia#2,7111 : 4,272
Hong Kong#8191 : 1,122
Singapore#1,0291 : 1,614
Nigeria#3,0011 : 4,013
Ireland#7041 : 369
Italy#5,7741 : 5,232
Mauritius#5611 : 664
Portugal#9891 : 1,038
Colombia#8,2161 : 10,658
Costa Rica#1,5941 : 1,340
Taiwan#6381 : 2,239
Germany#4,2581 : 3,901
Jamaica#5971 : 914
Peru#5,4291 : 10,726
Spain#6,0851 : 7,468
China#7611 : 1,755
Namibia#6781 : 1,743
Guatemala#2,5001 : 3,732
Turkey#11,5191 : 18,359
Saudi Arabia#33,1441 : 52,585
United Arab Emirates#11,1811 : 18,428
Cameroon#3,3681 : 8,057
Philippines#1,9811 : 4,581
Chile#6,4681 : 11,648
Angola#8901 : 4,757
Japan#1,3351 : 2,169
Mexico#13,2571 : 21,448
Macao#1,6161 : 3,286
Ghana#2,4441 : 5,778
Switzerland#5,0671 : 6,650
Panama#4,2201 : 7,683
Puerto Rico#6241 : 1,024
Bolivia#6,5601 : 14,885
Palestine#11,4711 : 15,808

List of countries the name Wesley is rarely found

  • Luxembourg:20 occurrences
  • Oman:20 occurrences
  • Qatar:18 occurrences
  • Uruguay:16 occurrences
  • Botswana:12 occurrences
  • Algeria:11 occurrences
  • Egypt:11 occurrences
  • Kuwait:10 occurrences
  • Norway: 10 occurrences
  • Poland: 10 occurrences
  • India: 9 occurrences
  • Russia:9 occurrences
  • Tunisia:9 occurrences
  • Austria:8 occurrences
  • Bahrain:7 occurrences
  • Brunei Darussalam: 6 occurrences
  • Malta:6 occurrences
  • Sudan:6 occurrences
  • Sweden: 6 occurrences
  • Denmark: 5 occurrences
  • Finland: 5 occurrences
  • Indonesia: 5 occurrences
  • Israel:5 occurrences
  • Morocco:5 occurrences
  • Argentina:4 occurrences
  • Albania: 3 occurrences
  • Czechia: 3 occurrences
  • Ecuador:3 occurrences
  • Haiti:3 occurrences
  • Iran: 3 occurrences
  • Bangladesh: 2 occurrences
  • Cyprus: 2 occurrences
  • Iraq:2 occurrences
  • Jordan:2 occurrences
  • Kazakhstan:2 occurrences
  • Afghanistan: 1 occurrences
  • Fiji:1 occurrences
  • Greece: 1 occurrences
  • Lebanon:1 occurrences
  • Maldives: 1 occurrences
  • Syrian Arab Republic:1 occurrences
  • Yemen:1 occurrences

Wesley popularity in U.S.

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This chart displays the ranking of the name Wesley from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Wesley

📰 Latest News about Wesley

Stay updated with the most recent news about Wesley. Read on to catch up with Wesley's latest headlines

Last Updated: June 27, 2024 08:53 PM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Farmington man dies in single-car crash on Wesley Chapel Road - kttn
    Source: kttn | Published on: June 27, 2024
  • Rep. Wesley Hunt: Voting for Trump is 'our God-given right' - Fox News
    Source: Fox News | Published on: June 27, 2024
  • Cori Bush, challenger Wesley Bell locked in dead heat: Survey - The Hill
    Source: The Hill | Published on: June 26, 2024
  • House ethics panel probing Reps. Ronny Jackson and Wesley Hunt over use of campaign money on private club dues - CNBC
    Source: CNBC | Published on: June 25, 2024
  • Lynchburg pitcher Wesley Arrington transfers to UVa - WSET
    Source: WSET | Published on: June 25, 2024
  • Wesley Hunt's membership in Tilman Fertitta's private club sparks ethics probe - Houston Chronicle
    Source: Houston Chronicle | Published on: June 25, 2024
  • Ronny Jackson, Wesley Hunt face campaign ethics probes over private club membership - The Texas Tribune
    Source: The Texas Tribune | Published on: June 25, 2024
  • Obituary for Mattie Ruth (Gordon) Wesley - Richard Robinson Funeral Home
    Source: Richard Robinson Funeral Home | Published on: June 25, 2024
  • Man arrested for attacking woman and a responding New Haven police officer - Eyewitness News 3
    Source: Eyewitness News 3 | Published on: June 25, 2024
  • Obituary | John Wesley Ingram, Jr. - Russell Funeral Home, Inc.
    Source: Russell Funeral Home, Inc. | Published on: June 20, 2024

Nicknames for Wesley

Wes, Wessie, Wesker, Wild Wes, Wes the Wizard, Wesinator, Wesfire, Wessy-poo, Wes the Wise, Wesmaniac

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