First name origin & meaning:
Old English: From Scotland
First name variations: Presley, Priestley, Priestly, Priest, Prestan, Presten, Prestin, Preston, Scot, Scotty, Scottie, Scott
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: habitational name from any of various places called
Eastcott (Wiltshire), Eastcotts (Bedfordshire), Eastcote (Greater
London), or Eastcourt (Wiltshire), all named from Old English
ēast ‘eastern’ + cot ‘cottage(s)’.
some cases the name may be an altered spelling of the French ethnic
name Escot, a cognate of Scott.
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