Weslyn is an attractive modern baby name for girls. Born out of a revival of Welsh and Cornish culture, the name has also become a viable choice in popular media. Weslyn is the name of a character in the Wing Commander series, and Weslyn Caethüs was a protagonist in the Dungeons and Dragons series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Weslyn:

English, Welsh: West Lake

Origin of the name Weslyn:

Weslyn is a combination of the Old English word west (meaning “westward”) and the Welsh word lyn (meaning “lake”).

Symbolism of the name Weslyn:

Weslyn is a modern compound name that means “west lake.” In Welsh revivalist culture, the symbol of this name is the Lady of the Lake (Arglwyddes y Llyn).

Style of the name Weslyn:

Modern

Gender of the name Weslyn:

Weslyn is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Weslyn:

WEHS-lən

Number of syllables in the name Weslyn:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Weslyn:

The name Weslyn evokes feelings of energy and enchantment.

Alternative spellings for the name Weslyn:

  • Weslynn
  • Weslin
  • Weslynne

Nicknames for the name Weslyn:

Popularity of the name Weslyn:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Weslyn was the 3,423rd most popular baby name for girls in 2020.

Related names for the name Weslyn:

Great middle names for Weslyn and their meanings:

  • Amory (brave, powerful, home ruler)
  • Ashley (ash tree meadow)
  • Casey (vigilant, watchful, alert)
  • Dominique (of the Lord)
  • Eider (beautiful)
  • Karma (fate, destiny, result)
  • Marie (star of the sea)
  • Melinda (dark, beautiful, honey)
  • Portia (entryway, doorway, swine)
  • Seren (star)
  • Symphony (concordant in sound)
  • Yoela (the Lord is God)
  • Zen (meditation, intuition, enlightenment)

Famous people with the name Weslyn:

  • Weslyn Amory (writer)
  • Weslyn Mahogany Bowers (politician)
  • WeslynButler (mother of singer and record producer Chad Mathew Lamont Butler)
  • Weslyn Towle (actress)
  • Weslyn Williams (writer)

Weslyn in popular culture:

  • Weslyn (character in the Wing Commander series)
  • Weslyn Caethüs (character in the Dungeons and Dragons series)