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Names starting with We

Wesley - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, from a contracted form of Westley, meaning "western meadow." 
Weston - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements west "west" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "western settlement."
Weiyuan - Chinese name meaning "flow/river-source."
Wenyang - Chinese name meaning "refined man."
Wendy - From the name of a J. M. Barrie character, derived from a pet name, fwendy, meaning "friend."
Wei - Chinese name meaning 1) "great, mighty," 2) "high, lofty," 3) "hold fast, secure, preserve," 4) "powerful, strong," or 5) "river."
Weronika - Polish form of Latin Veronica, meaning "bringer of victory."
Wenqian - Chinese name meaning "refined and modest."
Wendelin - Diminutive form of Old High German Wendel, meaning"a Wend; a wanderer," a term used torefer to migrant Slavs in the sixth century. 
Weimin - Chinese name meaning "of the mighty people."
Wellamo - Variant spelling of Finnish Vellamo, meaning "to surge, to swell." In mythology, this is the name of a cold-hearted goddessof the sea who dwelled in an underwater palace called Ahtola with her husband Ahto.
Westley - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places called Westley, composed of the Old English elements west "west" and leah "meadow, pasture," hence "western meadow." 
Wendi - Variant spelling of English Wendy, meaning "friend."
Wenceslaus - Latin form of Bulgarian Ventsislav, meaning "more glory."
Wenona - English variant spelling of Native American Dakota Winona, meaning "firstborn daughter."
Wealdhere - Anglo-Saxon equivalent of German Waldheri, composed of the Old English elements weald "to rule, to wield power" and heri "army, host," hence "ruler of the army."
Wenzel - Medieval contracted form of German Wenzeslaus, meaning "more glory."
Werther - Old High German name composed of the elements wert "worthy" and heri "army," hence "worthy army."
Wenling - Chinese name meaning "warm mountain."
Wernher - Variant spelling of Old High German Werner, meaning "Warin warrior," i.e. "covered warrior."
Wenceslas - Contracted form of Latin Wenceslaus, meaning "more glory." 
Wenda - Variant form of English Wendy, meaning "friend."
Weizhe - Chinese name meaning "secure/preserve-wisdom."
Wekesa - African Bantu name meaning "born during harvest."
Weaver - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, from the name of a place in Cheshire named after the river Weaver which got its name form Old English wefer, meaning "winding."
Wendell - Variant spelling of Old High German Wendel, meaning"a Wend; a wanderer," a term used torefer to migrant Slavs in the sixth century. 
Wenzeslaus - German form of Latin Venceslaus, meaning "more glory." 
Weici - Chinese name meaning "word-river" or perhaps "flow of knowledge."
Webster - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from early Middle English webber, meaning "weaver."
Wematin - Native American Algonquin name meaning "brother."
Wencheng - Chinese name meaning "refined-complete."
Wermund - Old Danish form of Old Norse Vermundr, meaning "protector of man." 
Weisheng - Chinese name meaning "great-success."
Werner - Old High German name composed of the tribal name Warin "cover, shelter," from warnôn "to be careful, watchful" and the word hari/heri "army, warrior," hence "Warin warrior," i.e. "covered warrior."
Wera - Polish form of Russian Vera, meaning "faith; truth." 
Weit - Pet form of Dutch Wouter, meaning "ruler of the army."
Wenonah - Variant spelling of English Wenona, meaning "firstborn daughter."
Wendel - Old High German name meaning"a Wend; a wanderer," a term used torefer to migrant Slavs in the sixth century. 
Wen - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "warm," or 2)"refined."
Weeko - Native American Sioux name meaning "pretty."
Weldon - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements wella "spring, stream" and dun "hill," hence "spring hill."
Wen - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "warm," or 2) "refined."

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