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The name Wesley is of English origin, and means Western meadow.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Wesley has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Wesley
Use of the Name Wesley for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
177,857 121,624 69,737 22,664 10,456 4,180 2,076
The table below indicates the number of times the name Wesley has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Wesley
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880109123  
1881119102  
1882103144  
1883122104  
1884121120  
1885128108  
1886121121  
1887116115  
1888113147  
1889147101  
1890117131  
1891121115  
1892120142  
1893119136  
1894113149  
1895112156  
1896122145  
1897136121  
1898124151  
1899136119  
1900128181  
1901116146  
1902133145  
1903126153  
1904128166  
1905123174  
1906136155  
1907125191  
1908135184  
1909136196  
1910152208  
1911131258  
1912134485  
1913133587  
1914132787  
1915133991  
19161351,025  
19171361,019  
19181361,148  
19191361,093  
19201291,250  
19211271,324  
19221271,290  
19231251,380  
19241311,339  
19251351,268  
19261311,321  
19271341,327  
19281431,179  
19291431,170  
19301421,187  
19311431,109  
19321441,137  
19331481,030  
19341421,120  
19351481,035  
19361441,063  
19371461,063  
19381501,070  
19391461,118  
19401521,123  
19411581,087  
19421541,260  
19431551,259  
19441591,163  
19451631,107  
19461661,249  
19471631,451  
19481691,332  
19491661,400  
19501651,516  
19511691,510  
19521681,589  
19531591,730  
19541551,835  
19551511,916  
19561552,016  
19571601,983  
19581601,948  
19591602,004  
19601652,015  
19611632,005  
19621621,963  
19631572,095  
19641621,965  
19651601,867  
19661571,798  
19671671,592  
19681651,639  
19691571,853  
19701522,055  
19711511,958  
19721541,692  
19731581,552  
19741651,466  
19751581,533  
19761192,144  
1977664,297  
1978833,301  
1979893,230  
1980953,164  
1981993,033  
1982983,025  
19831012,788  
19841012,798  
1985943,038  
1986953,039  
1987923,240  
1988923,481  
1989983,454  
19901073,310  
19911063,268  
19921113,234  
19931133,171  
19941183,030  
19951292,795  
19961372,614  
19971442,353  
19981522,241  
19991682,205  
20001712,213  
20011842,022  
20021832,041  
20031842,104  
20041842,076  
Totals:  177,857 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Wesley as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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