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Names starting with We

Weston - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements west "west" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "western settlement."
Weici - Chinese name meaning "word-river" or perhaps "flow of knowledge."
Weldon - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements wella "spring, stream" and dun "hill," hence "spring hill."
Wera - Polish form of Russian Vera, meaning "faith; truth." 
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."
Weimin - Chinese name meaning "of the mighty people."
Wermund - Old Danish form of Old Norse Vermundr, meaning "protector of man." 
Wenyang - Chinese name meaning "refined man."
Wenonah - Variant spelling of English Wenona, meaning "firstborn daughter."
Webster - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from early Middle English webber, meaning "weaver."
Wenda - Variant form of English Wendy, meaning "friend."
Wenceslas - Contracted form of Latin Wenceslaus, meaning "more glory." 
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.
Weiyuan - Chinese name meaning "flow/river-source."
Wernher - Variant spelling of Old High German Werner, meaning "Warin warrior," i.e. "covered warrior."
Wei - Chinese name meaning 1) "great, mighty," 2) "high, lofty," 3) "hold fast, secure, preserve," 4) "powerful, strong," or 5) "river."
Wenceslaus - Latin form of Bulgarian Ventsislav, meaning "more glory."
Wen - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "warm," or 2)"refined."
Wenqian - Chinese name meaning "refined and modest."
Wenona - English variant spelling of Native American Dakota Winona, meaning "firstborn daughter."
Wenling - Chinese name meaning "warm mountain."
Wendy - From the name of a J. M. Barrie character, derived from a pet name, fwendy, meaning "friend."
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."
Wenzeslaus - German form of Latin Venceslaus, meaning "more glory." 
Weizhe - Chinese name meaning "secure/preserve-wisdom."
Weit - Pet form of Dutch Wouter, meaning "ruler of the army."
Werther - Old High German name composed of the elements wert "worthy" and heri "army," hence "worthy army."
Wekesa - African Bantu name meaning "born during harvest."
Wendell - Variant spelling of Old High German Wendel, meaning"a Wend; a wanderer," a term used torefer to migrant Slavs in the sixth century. 
Weronika - Polish form of Latin Veronica, meaning "bringer of victory."
Wesley - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, from a contracted form of Westley, meaning "western meadow." 
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."
Weisheng - Chinese name meaning "great-success."
Wendelin - Diminutive form of Old High German Wendel, meaning"a Wend; a wanderer," a term used torefer to migrant Slavs in the sixth century. 
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."
Wenzel - Medieval contracted form of German Wenzeslaus, meaning "more glory."
Wendel - Old High German name meaning"a Wend; a wanderer," a term used torefer to migrant Slavs in the sixth century. 
Wematin - Native American Algonquin name meaning "brother."
Wencheng - Chinese name meaning "refined-complete."
Weeko - Native American Sioux name meaning "pretty."
Wen - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "warm," or 2) "refined."

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