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Could "Inside Out" Change Baby Names?

 
Disney animation has brought us hit names like Ariel, Jasmine and Elsa. Younger sibling Pixar, meanwhile, has brought us Sulley, Lightning and Wall·E. The computer animation powerhouse may be a smash on the screen, but it has yet to hit its stride as a baby name style maker. Could the new Pixar film Inside Out change that? The answer hangs on two names with very different histories: Riley and Joy.

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Preston

Transferred use of the surname meaning "from Preston." The name is derived from the English place-name composed of the Old English elements préost (priest) and tūn (town, settlement, village): hence,

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