"priest's cottage"

Prescott Origin and Meaning

The name Prescott is a boy's name of English origin meaning "priest's cottage".

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.

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Famous People Named Prescott

  • Prescott Sheldon BushU.S. Senator, father of President George H. W. Bush, grandfather of President George W. Bush
  • Prescott NilesAmerican bassist for band The Knack
  • Samuel Prescott BushAmerican industrialist; father of U.S. Senator Prescott Bush
  • Ronald Prescott "Ron" Reaganson of U.S. President Ronald Reagan
  • Samuel Prescott HildrethAmerican physician and scientist
  • James Prescott JouleEnglish physicist and inventor
  • John Leslie PrescottBritish politician in the Labour Party
  • Edward C. Prescottwinner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
  • Rayne Dakota "Dak" PrescottAmerican football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys

Prescott in Pop Culture

  • Sidney Prescottcharacter in the Scream movies
  • Clive Prescotta male character on an episode of TV's Psych
  • Nathan Prescottcharacter in the video game "Life is Strange"