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Gender: Male Meaning of Weston: "from the western town" Origin of Weston: English Weston's Popularity in 2017: #109

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!".

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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.

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Famous People Named Weston

Weston Andrew Valleau Price, American dentist and researcher
Weston Edward "Wes" Vivian, U.S. Congressman from Michigan
Ezra Weston Loomis Pound, American poet
(Raoul) Weston La Barre, American anthropologist
Weston "Seth" Kelsey, American fencer
(Alexander) Weston Jarvis, British MP and soldier
Weston Henry Stewart, Anglican Archdeacon
Weston Ochse, American novelist
Weston Miller Fulton, American meteorologist
Weston Woollard Adams, American hockey executive
Weston "Wes" Lunt, American NFL player
Weston Burt, American country music singer
Weston Dressler, Canadian CFL player
Weston DuPree, American drummer of band Eisley
Weston Lewis Gosa, American reality TV personality ("16 and Pregnant")
Porter Weston Robinson, American electronic music producer
Weston Coppola Cage (b. 1990), son of actor Nicolas Cage
Weston Robert Yount (b. 2006), son of newscaster Erica Hill
Weston Owen Gosa Jr., (b. 2009), son of Whitney Purvis and Weston Gosa of TV's "16 and Pregnant"
Weston Lee Kirk (b. 2011), son of actress Jenna Fischer

Pop Culture References for the name Weston

Michael Weston, character on "Burn Notice"

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