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

Origin and Meaning of Westly

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International Interest
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west +‎ -ly

Notable Persons With the Last Name Westly

Notable Persons With the Last Name Westly

Steve Westly

Steve Westly is a Controller of California and California State Controller. Steve was born on August 27th, 1956 in Arcadia, California.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Westly U.S.
  White 57.82% 64.26%
  African American 34.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.27% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Westly

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

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Fun Facts about the name Westly

  • How Popular is the name Westly? Westly is the 11,935th most popular name of all time. As a last name Westly was the 71,042nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Westly have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 866 babies born with the first name Westly in the United States. That's more than enough people named Westly to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Westly? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Westly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Westly is Saturday, January 10th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Westly born? The highest recorded use of the first name Westly was in 1980 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Westly Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Westly is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Westly: The name spelled backwards is Yltsew. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Swytle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Westly? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 275 people with the last name Westly.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Westly? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Westly as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Westly name meaning

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