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

Origin and Meaning of Westley

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International Interest
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Alt. Meaning

W is for warmth, the glow of your friendship.

E is for elegant, born within you.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

L is for love, your love of life!

E is for endear, all those you touch.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Notable Persons Named Westley

Notable Persons Named Westley

Westley Allan Dodd

Westley Allan Dodd is a criminal. Westley is also known as The Vancouver Child Killer.

Westley Abbott

Westley was born on February 25th, 1877. Westley is also known as Abbott, Charles Westley; Abbott, and Charles W.. He left this life on June 26th, 1941.

Westley Gough

Westley was born on May 4th, 1988.

Westley Laboucherie

Westley Laboucherie is an athlete for the Savanne SC and Mauritius national football team. Westley was born on October 6th, 1978 in Mauritius.

Westley Cotte

Westley Cotte is an athlete for the AS Rivière du Rempart.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Westley

Notable Persons With the Last Name Westley

Graham Westley

Graham Westley is a soccer player for the Peterborough United F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., Gillingham F.C., Barnet F.C., Wycombe Wanderers F.C., Kingstonian F.C., Wealdstone F.C., Farnborough F.C., Harlow Town F.C., Enfield F.C., Aylesbury United F.C., Harrow Borough F.C., and Tooting & Mitcham Un. Graham was born on March 4th, 1968 in Hounslow, England.

Helen Westley

Helen Westley was an actress. Her career lasted from 1892 to 1942. Helen was given the name Henrietta Remsen Meserole Manney on March 28th, 1875 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Helen is also known as Manney and Henrietta Remsen Meserole. She died on December 12th, 1942.

Tom Westley

Tom was born on March 13th, 1989 in Cambridge.

Terry Westley

Terry Westley is a soccer manager. Terry was born on September 18th, 1959 in Ipswich ,Suffolk, England.

John Westley

Shane Westley

Shane Westley is a soccer player for the Charlton Athletic F.C., Southend United F.C., Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., Brentford F.C., Cambridge United F.C., and Lincoln City F.C. Shane was born on June 16th, 1965 in Canterbury.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Westley U.S.
  White 53.25% 64.26%
  African American 40.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.66% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.67% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Westley

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

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Fun Facts about the name Westley

  • How Popular is the name Westley? Westley is the 2,995th most popular name of all time. As a last name Westley was the 14,076th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Westley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,827 babies born with the first name Westley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Westley to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Westley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1887 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Westley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Westley is Friday, February 25th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Westley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Westley was in 2018 with a total of 291 babies.
  • Random Westley Factoid: According to the 1948 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Westley is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name in 1948.
  • Weird things about the name Westley: The name spelled backwards is Yeltsew. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Tyweesl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Westley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,137 people with the last name Westley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Westley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Westley as their last name since less than 1 person in 139k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Westley name meaning

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