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Meaning and name origin

West \we-st\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of West is "western stream". West is a variant of Westbrook (Old English): place name referring to the location of a person's dwelling.


West is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#109 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Wes and Wescot. These names tend to be more commonly used than West.


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