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Preston \p-res-ton, pr(e)-ston\ as a boy's 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.

Suggested similar baby names are Prescot and Prestcot.


Preston is a very popular first name for males (#360 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#639 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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