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What does Weston mean?

Weston Pronunciation of Weston [we-st-on] as a boys' name is pronounced WES-ten. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Weston is "western town". Place name. Photographer Edward Weston.

Associated with: old english.


Weston has 2 variants: Westen and Westin.

Creative forms:
(male) Westna, ..

(female) Westta, Westte, ..

Middle name pairings:
Weston Maximus (W.M.), ..

How popular is Weston?

Weston is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#875 out of 1220, Top 72%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#1308 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Weston reached its highest position of #120 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Westin (#757 in 2015) and Westen (#1897) are the prominent varying forms of Weston (#120 in 2015) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Weston is at its highest presently (usage of 0.19%). Weston has been the most popular choice, though Westin has become trendy as well.

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

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

Similar Names

Weston is alike in pronunciation to Aston, Austen, Austin, Austyn, Easton, Eston, Osten, Ostin, Ostyn, Wystan and Wystann. Other suggested similar names are Aeson, Alston, Belton, Benton, Berton, Boston, Cheston, Delton, Deshon, Destan, Destin, Deston, Dexton, Duston, Elston, Felton, Fenton, Gaston, Huston, Jestin, Jeston, Keaton, Keeton, Kelton, Kenton, Leyton, Merton, Nestor, Newton, Peyton, Preston, Renton, Rexton, Riston, Ruston, Seaton, Seeton, Sefton, Sesto, Seton, Sexton, Teyton, Walton, Warton, Weldon, Welton, Wescot, West, Westby, Westcot, Wheaton, Wilton, Winston, Winton, Wriston, Wynston and Wynton. These names tend to be less commonly used than Weston.

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