Prior births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Mac an Phríora Prior: cuíosach líonmhar: Cabhán-Muineachán-Lú. Clann Ghaelach i gCabhán agus an iarthar ach seans gur Angla-Normannaigh na daoine san oirthear. Tá áit darb' ainm Baile Mhac an Phríora i gCiarraí. Is léir ós na sloinnte nach raibh aontumhacht na cléire ró-dhocht sa mheán-aois - ceann amháin d'an-chuid leithscéalta a bhí ag an bPápa agus na Sasanaigh chun chur isteach ar chúrsaí na h-Éireann.
Prior fairly numerous: Belfast, Cavan-Monaghan-Louth, Dublin etc. Ir. Mac an Phríora. The name may be Anglo-Norman in some cases; otherwise later English arrivals. MIF.
Pryor rare: Dublin etc. Variant of Prior, q.v. and a Cornish version.
 

Districts where Prior and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Prior: 1053
  • Pryor: 16
  • Pryer: 10

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