Westen 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 Westen mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Westen

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Alt. Meaning

W is for work, for which you strive to accomplish

E is for expert, in your chosen career

S is for strength, there when needed.

T is for talent, hidden or not.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Westen

Notable Persons With the Last Name Westen

Michael Alan Westen

Michael is also known as Michael McBride.

Madeline Westen

Drew Westen

Drew Westen is a scientist in the field of psychology.

Thomas von Westen

Thomas von Westen was a lutheran priest, missionary, lutheranism, and lutheranpriest. Thomas was born on September 13th, 1682 in Trondheim, Norway. He died on April 9th, 1727.

Monica Westén

Monica was born on March 15th, 1966 in Huddinge Municipality.

Brodie Westen

  • Marcel van der Westen

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Westen U.S.
  White 91.71% 64.26%
  African American 3.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Westen

People with the last name Westen are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Westen

  • How Popular is the name Westen? Westen is the 9,852nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Westen was the 58,042nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Westen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,164 babies born with the first name Westen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Westen to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Westen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Westen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Westen is Sunday, December 16th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Westen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Westen was in 2013 with a total of 93 babies.
  • Random Westen Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Westen is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Westen: The name spelled backwards is Netsew. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Snetwe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Westen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 350 people with the last name Westen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Westen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Westen as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Westen name meaning

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