Name: Westley

Origin and Meaning of the Name Westley

  • Meaning:
    Western meadow
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (WEST lee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Westley

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Westley is a main character in William Goldman's fantasy novel "The Princess Bride" (1973) and the subsequent Rob Reiner film (1987). The dashing hero Westley was brought to the screen by British actor Cary Elwes.

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