Wesson name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Wesson mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Wesson

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Alt. Meaning

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wesson

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wesson

Marcus Delon Wesson

Marcus Delon Wesson is a murderer. Marcus was born on August 22nd, 1946 in Kansas.

Tina Wesson

Tina was born on December 26th, 1960 in Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.

Jessica Wesson

Jessica Wesson is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 2001. Jessica was born on January 1st, 1982.

Daniel Baird Wesson

Daniel Baird Wesson was an inventor and industrialist. Daniel was born on May 18th, 1825 in Worcester, Massachusetts. He passed away on August 4th, 1906.

Herb Wesson

Herb Wesson is a Member of the Los Angeles City Council from the 10th district, Speaker of the California State Assembly, President of the Los Angeles City Council, and Member of theLos Angeles City Councilfrom the10th district. Herb was born on November 11th, 1951 in Cleveland.

Dick Wesson

His ongoing career started in 1957. Dick was given the name Richard Lewis Wesson on November 19th, 1922 in Boston. Dick is also known as Richard Lewis Wesson. He died on April 25th, 1996.

  • Charles Macon Wesson
  • K'Zell Wesson
    Basketball Player

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wesson U.S.
  White 67.28% 64.26%
  African American 26.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.54% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wesson

People with the last name Wesson are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Wesson

  • How Popular is the name Wesson? Wesson is the 7,889th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wesson was the 6,505th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wesson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,659 babies born with the first name Wesson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wesson to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wesson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Wesson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wesson is Monday, August 11th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Wesson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wesson was in 2017 with a total of 241 babies.
  • Random Wesson Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wesson is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Illinois have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Wesson: The name spelled backwards is Nossew. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nwesso. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wesson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,217 people with the last name Wesson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wesson? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Wesson as their last name.
  • Wesson name meaning

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