Pryor Name Meaning & Origin
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English surname derived from the Medieval Latin prior, meaning "superior, first. "
A Prior is the superior of a priory or a high-ranking member of a monastery, usually lower in rank than an abbot.
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Richard Pryor, American comedian and actor.
Mark Pryor, US senator from Arkansas.
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