What does Priestley mean?
1 more alternative form via Presley: Priestly.Creative forms:
(male) Presstley, Prinstley, ..
(female) Priesttien, Prietien, .. Middle name pairings:
Priestley Drake (P.D.), ..
How popular is Priestley?
Priestley is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#14212 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Presley (#1353 the previous year) is the only prominent related form of Priestley (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Priestley reached its apex 6 years ago (#1144) and is almost as widespread today. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Ainsley, Ardsley, Bentley▲, Brantley▲, Brenley (see Brinley), Brentley▲, Bridgeley (see Bridgely), Briley, Brindley, Brinley, Chesley, Crosley, Crossley, Destrey, Grantley, Greeley, Gridley, Grimsley, Kinsley, Knightley, Lesley, Paisley, Peaseley (see Beasley), Penley, Pennley, Pieter, Pitney, Pittney (see Pitney), Prestcot, Preston, Printze (see Prince), Risley, Wesley▲, Wessley, Westbey, Westley, Wheatley, Whitley and Wrisley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Priestley.See names in meaning and etymology.