Wesley has been one of the most successful names in the U.S. for over a century. This moniker began its trek on the charts in 1880 and has been in the top 200 since. It entered the top 100 once for a short time, and has made it back as
of last year.
Wesley is English for "western meadow." Many people began using it to honor John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist church. Wesley Snipes, Wes Anderson and Wesley Craven are all popular first name bearers of today.
Wesley's masculinity combined with its sensitivity make it perfect for a boy, but even better for a man.