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What does Prestley mean?

Prestley Pronunciation of 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 of Presley (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, priest (monk), meadow.


Prestley has 5 variants: Presleigh, Presly, Presslee, Pressley and Priestley.

1 more alternative form via Presley: Priestly.

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Middle name pairings:
Prestley Nazir (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. 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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Presley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Prestley and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested 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.

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