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Gender: Male Meaning of Wystan: "battle stone" Origin of Wystan: English

The name Wystan is a boy's name of English origin meaning "battle stone". Wystan and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover name game: from one gender to the other".

From the experts:

Prissy first name of poet W. H. Auden, whose surname is a current hottie.

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Famous People Named Wystan

Saint Wystan aka Wigstan, Anglo-Saxon martyr
Wystan Hugh Auden, English-American poet
Wystan Curnow, New Zealand art critic and poet

Pop Culture References for the name Wystan


Catgirlmri Says:


I like it. To me, it sounds like hopes and dreams and wishes.

orphanedhanyou Says:


it sounds like Tristan with a lisp or someone forgot the n in Winston

KJGlitter Says:


I like the meaning. Nameberry says it's a prissy name, but if I saw a little boy with it on the playground, I would think it's cute, maybe a bit whimsical, but not prissy.