What does West mean?
West is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#109 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of West for boys. West reached its peak position of #523 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of West and corresponding names. Brook is the only other popular varying form of West appearing in the Top 1000. This boy name reached the top of its popularity during 1880-1889 and has become significantly less widespread since, with the forms Brook and West becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)