Baby name Preston
Description: The name Preston literally comes from Preston town in Lancashire. The name originates from the Old English word ‘Preost’ meaning ‘priest’ and ‘tun’ which means ‘town settlement’. Although the name was originally used as a surname it has transferred into a forename in the19th century, spelt in various ways including Prestan or Presten.
Statistics for Preston
From 1996 to 2015 the name 'Preston' was given to 2.446 Boys, representing 0,04% of the total 6.402.657 Boys registered since 1996.
Registrations by Year of name 'Preston'
This chart shows the registrations of name 'Preston' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that the registrations name 'Preston' varied from 7 to 330 per year.
Rank Popularity by Year of name 'Preston'
This chart shows the popularity of name 'Preston' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that name 'Preston' varied from rank 149 to 1.769.