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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 discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding then Eliminating - Boys Themed".

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"