What does Prestley mean?
Prestley [prest-ley] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Prestley is "priest's meadow". Prestley is a variant form, with the suffix -tley, of Presley (Old English): place name.
Prestley has 1 more alternative form via Presley: Priestly.Creative forms:
(male) Perstley, Prostley, ..
(female) Prestela, Prestl, .. Middle name pairings:
Prestley Noble (P.N.), ..
How popular is Prestley?
Prestley is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#91004 out of 150436, Top 60%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Displayed below is a study of the popularity of Prestley and associated names. The only prominent varying form of Prestley (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 is Presley (#1353 last year). Adoption of this relation of Prestley was at its apex a decade ago and is almost as conventional today. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Ardsley, Aresty, Bentley▲, Brantley▲, Brenley (see Brinley), Brentley▲, Brently, Chesley, Crosley, Crossley, Destrey, Grantley, Greeley, Lesley, Oreste, Orestes, Paisley, Peaseley (see Beasley), Penley, Pennley, Prescot, Prescott, Prestcot, Prestcott (see Prescott), Preston, Procter, Wesley▲, Wessley, Westbey, Westley, Wheatley and Wrisley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Prestley.See names in meaning and etymology.