Presley - boys name

Presley name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 89%

Presley name meaning:

The name Presley is of English origin and is generally considered a surname turned given name. It gained popularity as a first name in the mid-20th century, partly due to the fame of the legendary American musician Elvis Presley.

The name Presley is often associated with qualities such as charisma, creativity, and individuality. It carries a sense of uniqueness and a touch of rock 'n' roll charm. Those named Presley are often seen as expressive and confident individuals who possess a magnetic personality. They can be natural performers, drawing attention and capturing people's interest effortlessly. The name's association with Elvis Presley also lends it a certain coolness and a connection to music and entertainment.

Overall, the name Presley exudes a sense of style, flair, and an air of nonconformity. It carries the legacy of Elvis Presley while allowing individuals to embrace their own identity and make their mark in the world.

Origin: English

From the priest's meadow.


Surnames, Unisex names

Other boys names beginning with P


Overall UK ranking: 526 out of 4789

74 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Presley

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