Meaning and name origin
Prescott \p-resco-tt, pr(es)-cott\ as a boy's name is pronounced PRESS-scott. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Prescott is "priest's cottage". Place name. One of the middle names of former President George H.P. Bush.
Prescott is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1965 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Prescott for boys (2014 statistics).