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Gender: M Meaning of Prescott: "priest's cottage" Origin of Prescott: English

Prescott is one of several distinguished, upper-crusty surnames beginning with P.

There are several historical surnamed Prescotts, including William, a Massachusetts Minuteman and commander at the battle of Bunker Hill, and Samuel, a Revolutonary patriot who traveled with Paul Revere on the night of his famous ride. Prescott is also the first name of the father and brother of George H.W. Bush.

Famous People Named Prescott

James Prescott Joule (1818-1889), English physicist and inventor
Samuel Prescott Bush (1863-1948); American industrialist and father of U.S. Senator Prescott Bush
Prescott Bush (1895-1972); U.S. Senator, father of George H. W. Bush, grandfather of George W. Bush
John Leslie Prescott, AKA Lord Prescott (1938-), British politician in the Labour Party
Edward C. Prescott, winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

Pop Culture References for the name Prescott

Jessie Prescott, female protagonist from Disney's "JESSIE"
Lillian "Lily" Prescott-best friend of Miley in Hannah Montana
Sidney Prescott, fictional character in the Scream trilogy of movies
Clive Prescott, a male character on Psych, episode 5.4: "Chivalry Is Not Dead...But Someone Is"

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