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Definitions for Presley
ˈprɛs li, ˈprɛz-pres·ley

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Presley.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Presley, Elvis Presley, Elvis Aron Presleynoun

    United States rock singer whose many hit records and flamboyant style greatly influenced American popular music (1935-1977)


  1. Presley

    Presley is a surname and given name.


  1. presley

    Presley is primarily recognized as a surname of English origin. It has been popularized by famous personalities such as Elvis Presley, an iconic American musician and actor known as the "King of Rock and Roll". It can also be used as a given name for both boys and girls. The name is derived from the Old English words 'pres' meaning priest and 'leah' meaning meadow, wood, or clearing.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Presley is ranked #1968 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Presley surname appeared 18,384 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 6 would have the surname Presley.

    75.2% or 13,839 total occurrences were White.
    19.2% or 3,541 total occurrences were Black.
    2.1% or 401 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.8% or 338 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.9% or 175 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 90 total occurrences were Asian.

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Anagrams for Presley »

  1. yelpers

  2. sleepry

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Presley in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Presley in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Presley in a Sentence

  1. Lorisa Hilburn:

    I'm hoping that somebody who loves Elvis Presley and is a huge Elvis Presley fan and who can appreciate the record ... ends up with it.

  2. Paul Anka:

    I spent time with Elvis Presley and watched Elvis Presley self-destruct, elvis Presley was a good guy, a Southern gentleman, a little nave, but Elvis Presley started to lose it — Elvis Presley got locked into that cocoon, the comfort of the posse, the aluminum foil on the windows and no sun. I told Elvis Presley, ‘ It’s not your kind of song, ’ but it meant a lot to Elvis Presley.

  3. Linda Thompson:

    I absolutely adored him, and I still feel a connection to his soul because he was such a good human being and a charismatic figure. I got to know him very intimately as a human being, not just Elvis Presley the icon. I still feel that and there’s a raw spot in my heart when I see him or hear him sing. I have to stop what I’m doing and just remember the great love that we shared. That doesn’t go away. That stays in the heart forever.

  4. Henry Aldridge:

    The document is signed by Elvis (twice in his full name Elvis Aaron Presley and once with his initials EAP) and four times by Priscilla (three times in her name Priscilla Ann Presley and once with her initial's PAP) also signed with their attorneys signatures.

  5. Chris Matthews:

    When Princess Diana died, for example, there was a huge emotional outpouring, elvis Presley, in our culture, Elvis Presley added.

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