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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.WES-lee
, WEZ-lee
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Meaning & History

From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "west meadow" in Old English. It has been sometimes given in honour of John Wesley (1703-1791), the founder of Methodism.
DiminutiveWes

Categories

footballers, green, nature, never out of the US top 1000, plants, Star Trek characters, surnames
Entry updated August 16, 2017