Prieur Family History

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Prieur Name Meaning

French: from Old French pri(o)ur ‘prior’, a monastic official immediately subordinate to an abbot (from Latin prior ‘superior’), hence a nickname or occupational name, which probably most often originated as an occupational name for a servant of a prior.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Prior, Payeur, Priest, Paseur, Riehm, Pater, Lier, Trier, Priem

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Prieur Family Origin

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Prieur Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Prieur occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 100% of Prieur's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Prieur Historical Records

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