Names .org

Name poster for West(click to save the high quality version)

What does the name "West" mean?

West (English): From the West

The name "West" is of English origin and it means "From the West". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 11 other names that are similar to this one.

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

T is for treat, that you always are.

Your name in reverse order is "Tsew". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sewt". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "West" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of West? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,590 babies born with the name West in the United States. That's more than enough Wests to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 13 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "West" was in 2013 with a total of 78 babies.

According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "West" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 15 babies in California have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of only 52 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name West popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name West in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for West born Oct 15, 1998

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

What Does My Name Mean? - Have you wondered at one time or another what does my name mean? Knowing the meaning of your name can make you feel more amenable to your name than before.