Between 1880 and 2022 there were 42 births of Priest in the countries below, which represents an average of 0 birth of children bearing the first name Priest per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 6 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Priest   
In Italiano Nome Priest   

Information about the first name Priest

The first name Priest has been assigned to:
100.00% to boys
0.00% to girls
The country where the first name Priest is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 6 letters including 2 vowels and 4 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Priest

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Priest : Esprit

Priest in Japanese *

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Priest in sign language

Priest in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Priest

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English prest, preest, from Old English prēost (“priest”), from Late Latin presbyter, from Ancient Greek πρεσβύτερος (presbúteros), from πρέσβυς (présbus, “elder, older”). Reinforced in Middle English by Old French prestre, also from Latin presbyter.
Anagrams src :
  • Pitres, Presti, Sprite, esprit, pierst, re-tips, respit, retips, ripest, sitrep, sprite, stripe, tripes
Noun src :
  • priest (plural priests, feminine priestess)
  • a religious clergyman (clergywoman, clergyperson) who is trained to perform services or sacrifices at a church or temple
  • a blunt tool, used for quickly stunning and killing fish
  • (Mormonism) the highest office in the Aaronic priesthood
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈpɹiːst/, [ˈpɹ̥iːst]
  • Rhymes: -iːst
Noun (Coordinate terms) src :
  • imam (Islam); guru, mahant, pujari (Hinduism); kohen (cohen), rabbi (Judaism); bhikkhu (Buddhism); godi (Germanic paganism); volkhv (Slavic paganism); mobad (Zoroastrianism)
Noun (Derived terms) src :
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Middle English
Noun src :
  • priest
  • Alternative form of prest (“priest”)
FR French
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Franco-Provençal Priést. Ultimately from Latin Praejectus/Prejectus/Projectus.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /pʁi/, /pʁi.jɛ/, /pʁi.jɛst/
Proper noun src :
  • Priest m
  • A male given name of historical usage
  • Priest de Clermont, b. ca 625
Proper noun src :
  • Priest
  • A surname.
DE German
Verb src :
  • priest
  • second-person singular/plural preterite of preisen

Popularity of the name Priest

Number of PRIEST births per year

Total births of Priest by country

Births with the first name Priest
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022

Total births of Priest by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Priest
USUnited State of America

Comments on the name Priest

Personalities with the first name Priest

There is 0 personality with the first name Priest

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Priest

There are 1 actor and actress with the first name Priest
Priest Martin

Rankings of first name PRIEST by country

Country ranking (boys)
#3639US United State of America2022
Country ranking (girls)
No ranking of first name PRIEST (female) births over the last year available in each country