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Weston

First Name
50k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
26k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Weston

User Submitted Origins

English
63%
American
25%
German
3%
American Samoa
3%
Australian
3%
Hebrew
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Alaska, U.S. says the name Weston means "The Westward Prince // Prince of the West" and is of German origin.
  2. A user from Minnesota, U.S. says the name Weston is of English origin and means "A town in the west or a western settlement".
  3. A user from Indiana, U.S. says the name Weston means "A very smart person".
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  1. United States photographer(1886-1958)
Wiktionary
  1. Any of many placenames in England:
    1. A village in West Berkshire district, Berkshire (OS grid ref SU3973).
    2. A village in Cheshire East borough, Cheshire (OS grid ref SJ7352).
    3. A settlement in Halton borough, Cheshire (OS grid ref SJ5080).
    4. A hamlet in East Devon district, Devon (OS grid ref SY1688).
    5. A village on the Isle of Portland, Dorset (OS grid ref SY6871).
    6. A hamlet near Petersfield, East Hampshire district, Hampshire (OS grid ref SU7221).
    7. A suburb of Southampton, Hampshire (OS grid ref SU4410).
    8. A village in North Hertfordshire district, Hertfordshire (OS grid ref TL2630).
    9. A village in South Holland district, Lincolnshire (OS grid ref TF2924).
    10. A village in South Northamptonshire district, Northamptonshire (OS grid ref SP5846).
    11. A village in Newark and Sherwood district, Nottinghamshire (OS grid ref SK7767).
    12. A suburb of Bath, Bath and North East Somerset district, Somerset (OS grid ref ST7266).
    13. A village in Stafford borough, Staffordshire (OS grid ref SJ9727).
    14. A village in East Suffolk district, Suffolk (OS grid ref TM4287).
    15. A village in Harrogate borough, North Yorkshire (OS grid ref SE1747).
  2. A city, the county seat of Lewis County, West Virginia, United States.
  3. An English and Scottish habitational surname​.

Notable Persons Named Weston

Notable Persons Named Weston

Weston A Price

Weston A Price was a dentist and medical researcher. Weston was given the name Weston Andrew Valleau Price on September 6th, 1870 in Newburgh, Ontario, Canada. He passed away on January 23rd, 1948.

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Weston Richburg

Weston Richburg is an athlete for the New York Giants. His ongoing career started in 2014. Weston was born on July 9th, 1991 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Weston Dressler

Weston Dressler is an athlete. Weston was born on June 14th, 1985 in Bismarck, North Dakota.

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Weston Ochse

Weston Ochse is a horror fiction, fantasy, science fiction, and literary fiction author. Weston was born on June 20th, 1965 in Gillette, Wyoming, U.S.

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Weston Adams

Weston Adams is a South Carolina House of Representatives. His military service ended in 1966. Weston was born on September 16th, 1938 in Columbia, South Carolina.

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Weston Martyr

Weston was born in 1885. He left this life on March 27th, 1966.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Weston

Notable Persons With the Last Name Weston

Edward Weston

Edward Weston was an artist in the field of photography. Edward was born on March 24th, 1886 in Highland Park, Illinois. He breathed his last breath on January 1st, 1958.

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Michael Weston

Michael Weston is an actor. He has been prominent since 1998. Michael was given the name Michael Rubinstein on October 25th, 1973 in New York, New York, U.S.

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Jonny Weston

Jonny Weston is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2011. Jonny was born in 1988 in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Madeleine West

Madeleine West is an actress. She was most prominent from 2000 to 2000. Madeleine was given the name Melanie Ann Weston on July 26th, 1980 in Melbourne.

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Galen Weston

Galen was given the name Willard Gordon Galen Weston on October 29th, 1940 in Marlow, Buckinghamshire.

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Celia Weston

Celia Weston is an actress. She has been prominent since 1979. Celia was born on December 14th, 1951 in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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  • Ruth Brown
    Musician
  • Jack Weston
  • Simon Weston
    Military Person
  • Dwain Weston
  • Galen G. Weston
  • Randy Weston
    Musician
  • Kim Weston
    Singer
  • Hilary Mary Weston
    Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
  • Sir Francis Weston
    Gentleman of the Privy Chamber to Henry Viii
  • Josh Weston
    Pornographic Actor
  • Riley Weston
    Country Music Singer
  • Holly Weston
    Actress
  • Paul Weston
    Musician
  • Edward Weston
    Electrical Engineer

Common last names for Weston

  • Smith
  • Taylor
  • Williams
  • Miller
  • Johnson
  • Henry
  • Anderson
  • Wilson
  • Edwards

Common first names for Weston

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Robert
  • James
  • George
  • Charles
  • Margaret
  • Helen
  • Dorothy
  • Richard
  • Frank
  • Joseph
  • Ruth
  • Elizabeth
  • Arthur

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Weston U.S.
  White 70.94% 64.26%
  African American 22.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.06% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Weston

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

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Fun Facts about the name Weston

  • What name lists does Weston rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Weston? Weston is the 1,025th most popular name of all time. As a last name Weston was the 1,380th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Weston have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 50,077 babies born with the first name Weston in the United States. That's more than enough people named Weston to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Weston? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Weston first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Weston is Thursday, April 19th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Weston born? The highest recorded use of the first name Weston was in 2018 with a total of 3,773 babies. That's a lot of babies named Weston!
  • Random Weston Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Weston ranks 78th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 112 babies in Tennessee have the same name in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Weston: The name spelled backwards is Notsew. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Tnweos. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Weston? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 25,637 people with the last name Weston.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Weston? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Weston as their last name.
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