Wesley

biographical name (1)
Wes·​ley | \ ˈwe-slē How to pronounce Wesley (audio) , ˈwez-lē\

Definition of Wesley

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Charles 1707–1788 brother of John Wesley English Methodist preacher and hymn writer

Wesley

biographical name (2)

Definition of Wesley (Entry 2 of 2)

John 1703–1791 English evangelist and founder of Methodism

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