Presley

Presley - A very unique female name



  Mar 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Presley, meaning priest's meadow, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1988 on position #4125. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Presley and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Presley? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Presley. The baby girl name Presley was given to 1,514 baby girls in 2012, ranking #201 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 933 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Presley peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 201.



Famous with this name

Elvis Presley
Brian Presley
Ali Presley Paras


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Presley is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Presley is currently topping the baby name charts in Oklahoma at position #49 - and is the least popular in New York at position #866.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Presley is where you live.


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Presley origin and meaning

Presley is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means priest's meadow. To see famous people named Presley, pop culture references for the name Presley and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Presley

We've found the following names that sound similar to Presley, sorted by popularity.

Priscilla / Priscila / Pricilla / Preslee / Pricila / Preslie / Prisila / Prescilla / Presleigh / Prisilla /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012201
2011227
2010273
2009271
2008337
2007340
2006349
2005507
2004562
2003673
2002675
2001783
2000774
1999958
19981050
19971072
19961252
19951190
19941230
19931245
19921377
19912148
19902851
19884125

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oklahoma49
Mississippi61
North Dakota90
Alabama93
Kentucky94
Utah94
Tennessee95
Montana99
Idaho102
Iowa104
Arkansas109
Louisiana110
South Dakota113
Texas130
Arizona139
Nevada149
Colorado154
Oregon164
Nebraska169
West Virginia169
Missouri192
Georgia194
Indiana203
Kansas203
Washington208
North Carolina229
New Mexico234
Wisconsin238
Ohio259
South Carolina266
California266
Florida298
Michigan315
Virginia357
Minnesota373
Illinois384
Massachusetts491
Pennsylvania495
New Jersey724
Maryland741
New York866

Even more about Presley


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Presley a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Presley?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Presley
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 933
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1988
2012 births +1,514

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