Weston

Weston - A very unique male name



  Nov 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Weston, meaning from the western town, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1914 on position #1297. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Weston and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Weston? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Weston. The baby boy name Weston was given to 2,258 baby boys in 2012, ranking #170 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 727 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Weston peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 170.



Famous with this name

Celia Weston
Michael Weston
David Weston


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Weston is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Weston is currently topping the baby name charts in Wyoming at position #59 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #481.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Weston is where you live.


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Weston origin and meaning

Weston is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means from the western town. To see famous people named Weston, pop culture references for the name Weston and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Weston

We've found the following names that sound similar to Weston, sorted by popularity.

Westin / Westyn / Westen / Wisdom /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012170
2011204
2010224
2009268
2008321
2007365
2006373
2005390
2004381
2003404
2002378
2001412
2000390
1999395
1998410
1997399
1996376
1995386
1994362
1993416
1992369
1991344
1990391
1989428
1988435
1987450
1986459
1985467
1984470
1983485
1982481
1981576
1980641
1979672
1978669
1977693
1976804
19751018
19741164
19731316
19721010
19711161
19701231
19691072
19681127
19671134
19661108
19651318
19631358
19611074
19601780
19571572
19541238
19531754
19511724
19501291
19481536
19471783
19451592
19421700
19411635
19401175
19371334
19351007
19311168
19291857
19271389
19261695
19251248
19241778
19231481
19221403
19212029
19201404
19191419
19171562
19161417
19141297

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wyoming59
Montana70
North Dakota75
Vermont83
Utah88
Idaho90
Missouri98
Colorado105
Kansas106
Alaska106
Wisconsin107
Kentucky108
Arkansas113
Alabama116
Minnesota118
Tennessee119
South Dakota121
West Virginia122
Indiana129
Georgia131
Iowa131
New Hampshire132
Washington132
Ohio133
Michigan135
Oregon142
North Carolina146
Oklahoma147
Maine162
Louisiana164
Nebraska167
Pennsylvania167
Mississippi171
Texas171
Nevada185
Florida200
South Carolina201
Arizona205
Connecticut213
Massachusetts219
Illinois229
Virginia234
California273
Maryland276
New Mexico372
New York435
New Jersey481

Even more about Weston


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Weston a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Weston?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Weston
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 727
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1914
2012 births +2,258

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