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Gender: Male Meaning of Preston: "priest's estate" Origin of Preston: English Preston's Popularity in 2017: #190

The name Preston is a boy's name of English origin meaning "priest's estate". Preston is ranked #190 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names Trendier Than You Think and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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Britney Spears put this old-fashioned surname name back on the map when she chose it as her son Sean's middle name, which the family uses as his first.

One of the most popular names of its genre, it's been heard on such TV shows as Desperate Housewives, Grey's Anatomy and The Wire. The most memorable bearer of the name is probably Preston Sturges (born Edmund), one of the leading screwball comedy writer/directors of Hollywood's Golden Age.

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Famous People Named Preston

Preston Sturges (born Edmund Preston Biden), American playwright and director
Preston Smith Brooks, American Congressman from South Carolina
Preston Brust, American country music singer of band LoCash
Preston Reed, American guitarist
Preston Lacy, American stunt performer and TV personality ("Jackass")
Preston Thomas Tucker, American automaker
Preston Blaine Arsement, American YouTuber
Preston Joe Abbott Nyman, English actor
Preston Pippen, son of American basketballer Scottie Pippen
Preston Michael Schwig (b. 2010), son of Kayla Jackson and Michael Schwig
Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" Bezos, founder and CEO of
Leon Preston Robinson IV, American actor
Sean Preston Federline, son of singer Britney Spears and Kevin Federline

Pop Culture References for the name Preston

Preston Xavier Burke, character on TV's "Grey's Anatomy"
Preston Meyers, main character in film "Can't Hardly Wait"
Preston, character from the movie "Super 8"
Preston Scavo, character on TV's "Desperate Housewives"
Preston, character in film "She's All That"
Preston, city in Lancashire, UK

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