The name Prescott is a boy's name of English origin meaning "priest's cottage". Prescott and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That? (Boys)".
From the experts:
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.