Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
There are approximately 30,053 people named Preston in the UK. That makes it the 307th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 476 are named Preston.
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Related and similar surnamesPersten
The Preston surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.