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The name Preston is of English origin, and means priest's town.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Preston has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Preston
Use of the Name Preston for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
72,716 53,190 40,386 22,537 13,097 5,234 2,610
The table below indicates the number of times the name Preston has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Preston
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188024347  
188126636  
188224149  
188321152  
188424649  
188523848  
188628736  
188724344  
188823258  
188927039  
189024249  
189122551  
189225549  
189326146  
189420866  
189523358  
189625253  
189730537  
189824353  
189923252  
190022778  
190119078  
190223062  
190320576  
190423267  
190521182  
190625561  
190725171  
190822088  
190925776  
1910222112  
1911223128  
1912246204  
1913256220  
1914238320  
1915246387  
1916247420  
1917248413  
1918262419  
1919258430  
1920251482  
1921266447  
1922262467  
1923257476  
1924280415  
1925277427  
1926281412  
1927293378  
1928290379  
1929299344  
1930293382  
1931305336  
1932294349  
1933303312  
1934286356  
1935302325  
1936295334  
1937285359  
1938301330  
1939296353  
1940288380  
1941290399  
1942286447  
1943293443  
1944295407  
1945284446  
1946304452  
1947299521  
1948314463  
1949292536  
1950292535  
1951305517  
1952300558  
1953316513  
1954330482  
1955324522  
1956318546  
1957335515  
1958349477  
1959352489  
1960357478  
1961373446  
1962361487  
1963357475  
1964367452  
1965356457  
1966330521  
1967349458  
1968348499  
1969353509  
1970357521  
1971344537  
1972320569  
1973349483  
1974350479  
1975367451  
1976309567  
1977320581  
1978302597  
1979294688  
1980277759  
1981278742  
1982266803  
1983254819  
1984242903  
1985238976  
19862141,121  
19872021,277  
19882011,347  
19892001,468  
19901981,530  
19912171,427  
19922021,526  
19931971,544  
19941921,607  
19951821,710  
19961891,667  
19971781,888  
19981761,888  
19991622,287  
20001422,741  
20011512,610  
20021552,512  
20031542,624  
20041522,610  
Totals:  72,716 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Preston as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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