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Gender: Female Origin of West: Word name

The name West is a girl's name . West and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Your Own Family, Choose Their Family".

From the experts:

Straightforward yet romantic, this is one newly minted name with long-term appeal, especially as a middle name. It was used as such for Tea Leoni and David Duchovny's Madelaine, whom they call West. Definitely ambigender, it was chosen by Marley Shelton for her daughter.

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Famous People Named West

Madelaine West Duchovny, daughter of actors David Duchovy and Tea Leoni
West Flynn (b. 2009), daughter of American actress Marley Shelton
Kanye West, American rapper

Pop Culture References for the name West

Westerleigh, Westerlee, Westerly, Wester