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Preston Meaning

    

Quick Facts

Name:

Preston

Gender:

Boy

Pronunciation:

Pres-ton

No. Of Syllables:

2

No. Of Letters:

7

Origin & Meaning

The name Preston is of English origin.

The meaning of Preston is "priest's estate".  

Popularity

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 149 in baby name popularity for boys with 2705 occurrences.  It ranked 6592 in popular baby names for girls with 19 occurrences. 

View the Preston Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Preston has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Preston to other names.

Numerology

What will your new little Preston be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

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Related Names

The name Prestin is a form of Preston.

Other Tidbits

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Preston in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Preston.

Just for fun, see the name Preston in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Preston in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.