What does Prior mean?
(male) Prige, Proor, ..
(female) Priora, Priri, .. Middle name pairings:
Prior Andy (P.A.), ..
How popular is Prior?
Prior is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#4926 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Pryor is the only popular related form of Prior (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. This relation of Prior was at the apex of its popularity a century ago. Below is a graphed analysis of the ranking of Prior and related names. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Artor, Grigor, Pio, Piotr, Price, Prime, Primo, Prinz and Sior. Like Prior, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.