Preston Name Meaning & Origin

Preston

Pronunciation: PREHS-tən (key)

Origin of the name Preston:

Transferred use of the surname meaning "from Preston." The name is derived from the English place-name composed of the Old English elements préost (priest) and tūn (town, settlement, village): hence, "the priest's village."

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Pres, Tony

My cousins name is Prestynn and she is a girl. I personally prefer Prestynn as a girls name. Her nickname is Prezzi and she is adorable.

Meanings and history of the name Preston

Preston means Priest's Town in English.

Famous real-life people named Preston

Sean Preston Federline, son of Britney Spears
Preston Manning, Canadian politician
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Preston in song, story & screen

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon. A character in a song by Stuart Hamblen.

Preston Burke, character from the TV series "Grey's Anatomy".
John James Preston, a.k.a. "Mr. Big", Carrie Bradshaw's on-again, off-again boyfriend and eventual husband on the HBO series "Sex and the City".

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