Preston

Preston is a boy name and means priest's town. It is a English name and its pronunciation is \p-res-ton, pr(e)-ston\. Other similar names and variants include: Criston, Triston, Wriston. Preston is a very popular first name for men (#360 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#639 out of 88799).
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Preston VIP rank

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#205
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#114
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5
Actors named Preston
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Directors named Preston
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Singers named Preston
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Writers named Preston

Famous people named Preston

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Famous actors named Preston and their movies

Preston Foster
Preston Foster

Born on August 24, 1900

  • Age: 120
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 67
The Informer

The Informer

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster, Margot Grahame

Country: United States of America

Kansas City Confidential

Kansas City Confidential

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand

Country: United States of America

Two Seconds

Two Seconds

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Vivienne Osborne, Guy Kibbee, Preston Foster

Heat Lightning

Heat Lightning

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Aline MacMahon, Ann Dvorak, Preston Foster, Lyle Talbot

Preston Hanson
Preston Hanson
  • No. of movies: 1
Goodbye, Norma Jean

Goodbye, Norma Jean

Directed by: Larry Buchanan

Starring: Misty Rowe, Terence Locke, Patch Mackenzie, Preston Hanson

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Famous directors named Preston and their movies

Preston Sturges
Preston Sturges

Born on August 29, 1898

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 16
Sullivan's Travels

Sullivan's Travels

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

Country: United States of America

The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States of America

The Miracle of Morgan's Creek

The Miracle of Morgan's Creek

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn, William Demarest

Country: United States of America

Hail the Conquering Hero

Hail the Conquering Hero

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Eddie Bracken, Ella Raines, Raymond Walburn, William Demarest

Preston Sturges
Preston Sturges

Born on August 30, 1898

  • Age: 122
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 6
The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve

Directed by: Preston Sturges

The Palm Beach Story

The Palm Beach Story

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Sullivan's Travels

Sullivan's Travels

Directed by: Preston Sturges

MIRACLE OF MORGAN'S CREEK

MIRACLE OF MORGAN'S CREEK

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Preston A. Whitmore II
Preston A. Whitmore II
  • No. of movies: 6

This Christmas

Directed by: Preston A. Whitmore II

Starring: Regina King, Columbus Short, Delroy Lindo, Idris Elba

True To The Game

True To The Game

Directed by: Preston A. Whitmore II

Doing Hard Time

Doing Hard Time

Directed by: Preston A. Whitmore II

This Christmas

This Christmas

Directed by: Preston A. Whitmore II

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Preston a popular name?

Over the years Preston was most popular in 2007. According to the latest US census information Preston ranks #202nd while according to famousnames.vip Preston ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Preston?

According to the US census in 2018, 1967 boys were born named Preston, making Preston the #205th name more popular among boy names. In 2007 Preston had the highest rank with 3811 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Preston?

Preston is #205th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Preston more popular ?

The name Preston was more popular in 2007 with 3811 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Preston

The last time a baby was named Preston was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Preston?

In 2018 there were 1967 baby boys named Preston.

Who is a famous person named Preston?

There a several famous people named Preston, for example actor Preston Lacy, director Preston Sturges, actor Preston Pierce.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Preston?

A famous actor/actress named Preston is Preston Foster, starring in 67 movies, including King of the Wild Horses and Waterfront.

Who is a famous director named Preston?

A famous director named Preston is Preston Sturges, who directed 6 movies, including The Lady Eve and The Palm Beach Story.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Preston?

There are 5 actors named Preston including Preston Foster and Preston Pierce who appeared in movies such as King of the Wild Horses and Girls for Rent.

How many famous directors are named Preston?

There are 3 directors named Preston including Preston Sturges and Preston Sturges who directed movies such as The Lady Eve and The Lady Eve.