Weston

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39k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Weston

"Weston" is a name of English origin, and it means "From the west town". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. United States photographer(1886-1958)
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  1. Any of many placenames in England and Scotland
  2. An English and Scottish habitational surname.

Notable Persons Named Weston

Weston A Price was a dentist and medical researcher. Weston was given the name Weston Andrew Valleau Price on September 6th, 1870 in Newburgh, Ontario, Canada. He passed away on January 23rd, 1948.

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Weston Richburg is an athlete for the New York Giants. His ongoing career started in 2014. Weston was born on July 9th, 1991 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Weston Dressler is an athlete. Weston was born on June 14th, 1985 in Bismarck, North Dakota.

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Weston Ochse is a horror fiction, fantasy, science fiction, and literary fiction author. Weston was born on June 20th, 1965 in Gillette, Wyoming, U.S.

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Weston Adams is a South Carolina House of Representatives. His military service ended in 1966. Weston was born on September 16th, 1938 in Columbia, South Carolina.

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Weston was born in 1885. He left this life on March 27th, 1966.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Weston

Edward Weston was an artist in the field of photography. Edward was born on March 24th, 1886 in Highland Park, Illinois. He breathed his last breath on January 1st, 1958.

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Michael Weston is an actor. He has been prominent since 1998. Michael was given the name Michael Rubinstein on October 25th, 1973 in New York, New York, U.S.

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Jonny Weston is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2011. Jonny was born in 1988 in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Madeleine West is an actress. She was most prominent from 2000 to 2000. Madeleine was given the name Melanie Ann Weston on July 26th, 1980 in Melbourne.

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Galen was given the name Willard Gordon Galen Weston on October 29th, 1940 in Marlow, Buckinghamshire.

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Celia Weston is an actress. She has been prominent since 1979. Celia was born on December 14th, 1951 in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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How popular is the baby name Weston in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 7 0 7
1884 5 0 5
1890 5 0 5
1892 6 0 6
1896 9 0 9
1898 7 0 7
1899 6 0 6
1900 6 0 6
1902 8 0 8
1903 6 0 6
1904 8 0 8
1905 5 0 5
1907 7 0 7
1908 10 0 10
1909 7 0 7
1910 13 0 13
1911 12 0 12
1912 14 0 14
1913 24 0 24
1914 40 0 40
1915 43 0 43
1916 43 0 43
1917 50 0 50
1918 49 0 49
1919 63 0 63
1920 55 0 55
1921 46 0 46
1922 44 0 44
1923 65 0 65
1924 49 0 49
1925 43 0 43
1926 44 0 44
1927 51 0 51
1928 32 0 32
1929 41 0 41
1930 40 0 40
1931 44 0 44
1932 35 0 35
1933 33 0 33
1934 44 0 44
1935 41 0 41
1936 33 0 33
1937 49 0 49
1938 40 0 40
1939 25 0 25
1940 49 0 49
1941 37 0 37
1942 42 0 42
1943 33 0 33
1944 37 0 37
1945 37 0 37
1946 38 0 38
1947 40 0 40
1948 33 0 33
1949 28 0 28
1950 37 0 37
1951 47 0 47
1952 30 0 30
1953 36 0 36
1954 56 0 56
1955 42 0 42
1956 39 0 39
1957 63 0 63
1958 36 0 36
1959 43 0 43
1960 44 0 44
1961 59 0 59
1962 42 0 42
1963 38 0 38
1964 37 0 37
1965 50 0 50
1966 52 0 52
1967 65 0 65
1968 61 0 61
1969 67 0 67
1970 66 0 66
1971 84 0 84
1972 87 0 87
1973 77 0 77
1974 65 0 65
1975 91 0 91
1976 139 0 139
1977 172 0 172
1978 160 0 160
1979 173 0 173
1980 203 0 203
1981 227 0 227
1982 302 0 302
1983 309 0 309
1984 335 0 335
1985 342 0 342
1986 377 9 368
1987 404 0 404
1988 437 0 437
1989 475 0 475
1990 578 0 578
1991 696 0 696
1992 622 0 622
1993 564 0 564
1994 654 0 654
1995 601 0 601
1996 614 0 614
1997 584 0 584
1998 577 0 577
1999 614 0 614
2000 640 0 640
2001 608 0 608
2002 685 0 685
2003 636 0 636
2004 729 7 722
2005 742 0 742
2006 793 0 793
2007 852 0 852
2008 1,027 0 1,027
2009 1,280 0 1,280
2010 1,582 0 1,582
2011 1,748 0 1,748
2012 2,282 0 2,282
2013 2,483 0 2,483
2014 2,970 7 2,963
2015 3,323 5 3,318
2016 3,392 9 3,383

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Popularity of Weston as a first name

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Popularity of Weston as a last name

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Common last names for Weston

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Weston U.S.
  White 70.94% 64.26%
  African American 22.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.06% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Weston

People with the last name Weston are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Weston

  • How Popular is the name Weston? Weston is the 1,158th most popular name of all time. As a last name Weston was the 1,380th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Weston have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 39,026 babies born with the first name Weston in the United States. That's more than enough people named Weston to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Weston? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Weston first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Weston is Thursday, April 19th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Weston born? The highest recorded use of the first name Weston was in 2016 with a total of 3,383 babies. That's a lot of babies named Weston!
  • Random Weston Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Weston ranks 43rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 28 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Weston: Your name in reverse order is Notsew. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wtsoen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Weston? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 25,637 people with the last name Weston.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Weston? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Weston as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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