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Boy Name: Prior

Name: Prior
Pronunciation: \p-rior\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: monastic leader
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Brewer
Similar Names: Piotr, Price, Primo, Prime
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 5297

Description

Prior \p-rior\ as a boy's name is a variant of Pryor (Latin), and the meaning of Prior is "monastic leader".

The baby name Prior sounds like Brewer. Other similar baby names are Piotr, Price, Primo and Prime.

Popularity

Prior is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#5297 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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