The name Weston is a boy's name of English origin meaning "from the western town". Weston is ranked #109 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Cowboy Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
From the experts:
Weston has gone from being a Jane Austenish British surname to a first name with a relaxed American western cowboy feel. Along with other trendy 'n'-ending boys’ names, Weston is rising in popularity, and is now more popular than ever. Weston also has a glimmer of creative appeal via its connection to the great photographer Edward Weston. Nicolas Cage chose Weston for his son back in 1990, when it was much more unusual; The Office's Jenna Fischer used it for her baby more recently. Cousin name Easton is even more popular.