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Wes Name Popularity

How popular is the name Wes? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 Wes was the 997th most popular boys name, representing 0.01% of boy births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Wes has been the 1,876th most popular boys name, representing 0.0012% of boy births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 1,302 8 0.0005%
1948 1,453 5 0.0003%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 1,309 7 0.0004%
1952 1,508 5 0.0003%
1953 1,154 12 0.0007%
1954 0 0%
1955 1,156 13 0.0007%
1956 0 0%
1957 980 25 0.0013%
1958 820 44 0.0023%
1959 753 60 0.0032%
1960 682 83 0.0044%
1961 778 55 0.0029%
1962 724 70 0.0038%
1963 658 97 0.0054%
1964 739 62 0.0035%
1965 793 46 0.0028%
1966 924 27 0.0017%
1967 837 37 0.0024%
1968 932 26 0.0017%
1969 964 28 0.0018%
1970 860 47 0.003%
1971 1,051 25 0.0017%
1972 1,060 23 0.0017%
1973 1,248 13 0.001%
1974 1,455 8 0.0006%
1975 1,612 7 0.0005%
1976 1,301 15 0.0012%
1977 1,111 25 0.0019%
1978 1,691 6 0.0004%
1979 1,179 23 0.0016%
1980 1,544 12 0.0008%
1981 0 0%
1982 1,338 18 0.0012%
1983 1,530 12 0.0008%
1984 1,588 11 0.0007%
1985 0 0%
1986 1,510 15 0.001%
1987 2,193 5 0.0003%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 1,937 11 0.0007%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 2,617 5 0.0003%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 2,285 7 0.0005%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 2,584 6 0.0004%
2002 2,392 7 0.0005%
2003 0 0%
2004 2,813 5 0.0003%
2005 2,230 12 0.0008%
2006 2,334 11 0.0007%
2007 2,512 9 0.0006%
2008 1,864 27 0.0017%
2009 1,958 21 0.0014%
2010 1,594 40 0.0028%
2011 1,751 28 0.002%
2012 1,722 31 0.0022%
2013 1,322 67 0.0047%
2014 1,276 72 0.0049%
2015 1,221 86 0.0059%
2016 1,118 105 0.0073%
2017 1,035 119 0.0085%
2018 997 137 0.01%

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What names sound like Wes?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ace

Number one

English

#253 (0.1028%)  
Acee

Number one, the best

English

Acey

Number one, the best

English

Aias

Greek

Asa

Doctor, healer

Hebrew

#507 (0.0367%)  
Ase

Doctor, healer

Hebrew

Isa

Laughter; salvation of God; the Lord helps me

Hebrew

#1,269 (0.0054%)  
Issy

Gift of Isis

Greek

Jase

To heal

American

#365 (0.0612%)  
Jess

The Lord exists

Hebrew

Jesse

Gift

Hebrew

#187 (0.1531%)  
Jessy

The Lord exists

Hebrew

Joos

Jehovah increases; just, upright, righteous

Latin

Joss

A member of the Germanic tribe, the Gauts

German

Osei

Noble or honorable

African

Oz

Strength

Hebrew

#2,430 (0.0006%)  
Vaso

Royal, kingly

Greek


What names are similar to Wes?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Des

English

Les

Holly garden; from Leicester

Scottish

Web

Weaver

English

West

Western stream

English

#1,627 (0.0025%)  

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