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Gender: Male Meaning of Preston: "priest's estate" Origin of Preston: English Preston's Popularity in 2018: #205

Preston Origin and Meaning

The name Preston is a boy's name of English origin meaning "priest's estate".

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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Presten, Prestyn, Prestin, Prestan

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