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What does Westen mean?

Westen Pronunciation of Westen [west-en] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Westen is "western town". Westen is a variant form of Weston (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english.

Variations

Westen has 1 variant: Westin.

Creative forms:
(male) Wester, ..

(female) Wester, Westne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Westen Zachary (W.Z.), ..

How popular is Westen?

Westen is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#49869 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Westen was first listed in 2012 and reached its apex position of #1638 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #1897 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Westen name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Westen outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Westin (#757 in 2015) and Weston (#120) are the popular alternative forms of Westen (#1897 in 2015) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Westen are at the peak of their popularity presently (median #924). Westin and Weston are two of the more fashionable names for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Westen, Westin, Weston in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Weston outside U.S.

Similar Names

Westen is alike in pronunciation to Aston, Austen, Austin, Austyn, Easton, Eston, Osten, Ostin, Ostyn, Wystan and Wystann. Other suggested similar names are Alsten, Destan, Destin, Deston, Dusten, Felten, Feste, Fester, Jestin, Jeston, Justen, Kelten, Kester, Lester, Nester, Rusten, Teyten, Vester, Webster, Welden, Welton, Wesley, West, Westbey, Westby, Westley, Winsten and Wister. These names tend to be more frequently used than Westen.

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