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Gender: Male Meaning of Wellington: "people living in the hamlet in the cleared area near the temple" Origin of Wellington: English surname from place name

The name Wellington is a boy's name meaning "people living in the hamlet in the cleared area near the temple". Wellington and is often added to lists like Fancy Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

Wellington is a tony-sounding English surname turned baby name by pregnancy guru Rosie Pope, who calls her son Wells for short.

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Famous People Named Wellington

Wellington Timothy Mara, American businessman and co-owner of the New York Giants; grandfather of actresses Kate and Rooney Mara
Wellington Albert, Papuan New Guinean rugby league footballer
(V. K.) Wellington Koo, Chinese Premier and diplomat
Wellington Pedzisai Masakadza, Zimbabwean cricketer
Wellington Reade "Wells" Pope (b. 2011), son of Rosie and Daron Pope
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, hero of the battle of Waterloo

Pop Culture References for the name Wellington

J. Wellington Wimpy, character in the Popeye cartoons
Wellington boots aka "wellies"
Wellington, capital of New Zealand
Wellington, beef dish
Wellington, dog in the book and play "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"


Hero_Phoebus Says:


Fill your boots, or don't.

lesliemarion Says:


Beef and Boots.

jordalini Says:


Beef Wellington. I have watched too much Hell's Kitchen, this is not a surname usable for a first name