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Preston meaning and name origin

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.

Baby names that sound like Preston are Prestcot, Bristol, Bristow, Prestcott, Priestly and Prestley. Other similar baby names are Criston, Wriston and Triston.

Popularity of Preston

Preston is a very popular first name for men (#360 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#639 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Preston compared with similar and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Preston only.

Popularity of name Preston
Popularity of Preston