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Gender: F Meaning of Wellesley: "the farm amonst the willows" Origin of Wellesley: English

Even if you'd like your daughter to attend the venerable women's college, don't saddle her with this pretentious British surname.

Famous People Named Wellesley

Wellesley Wild, male American comedy writer and voice actor
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Pop Culture References for the name Wellesley

Wellesley, a town in Massachusetts
Wellesley Island, NY
Wellesley College, a private, women's, liberal-arts college (of which HiIllary Clinton is an alumna)