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pinWhat does Preston mean?

Preston /pre-ston/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced PRES-ten. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Preston is "priest's town". Place name. Actor Robert Preston; film director Preston Sturges.


Kreatif forms: Perston, Peston, Preton. [more]

pinHow popular is Preston?

Preston is a very popular first name for males (#360 out of 1220, Top 29%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#681 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Preston for boys. Preston reached its apex position of #114 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is at #149 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Preston name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Preston outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Prescot and Prestcot. These names tend to be less frequently used than Preston.