Pryor Family History
Pryor Surname History
Pryor family history has a complex evolution whose details can be pieced together by Pryor family members. The Pryor family is an old lineage that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Pryor has migrated, it has evolved making its history tricky to piece together. This page is dedicated to a detailed history of the Pryor last name, Pryor etymology, and records of Pryor ancestors.
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The evolution of Pryor starts at it's earliest origins. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been variations in that single name simply because surnames were infrequently written down that long ago.
As Pryor families emigrated between countries, the Pryor name may have changed with them. Pryor families have travelled across various regions all throughout history. It was commonplace for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language.
Pryor country of origin
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The nationality of Pryor is often difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Pryor may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Meaning of the last name Pryor
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The meaning of Pryor come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. A lot of these profession-based family names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Pryor originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
- Frances Morton Pryor
- Mary Curd Pryor 1769 - 1833
- Prudence Thornton Pryor 1699 - ?
- Nathaniel Pryor ("Than") Showalter 1848 - ?
- Sarah Pryor Jobe 1770 - 1820
- Mary Nance Dance Pryor 1751 - 1826
- Elizabeth Wright Pryor 1767 - 1804
- Samuel Pryor, II 1725 - ?
- Martha Pryor Duncan 1793 - 1836
- William Pryor (e12) Huddleston 1810 - 1877
- Annie Marie Pryor
- Samuel Pryor, III 1762 - 1811
- William PRYOR Pryor 1752 - 1825
- Prudence Thorton Pryor 1699 - 1742
- John Pryor
- Richard R. Pryor 1724 - 1797
- Mary Pryor 1729 - 1763
- Mourning Thompson Pryor 1750 - ?
- K. Pryor
- Joseph Pryor 1753 - 1813
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Famous people named Pryor
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Pryor
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Pryor. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Pryor spelling variations
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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Pryor surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Pryor change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Pryor were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Pryor.