Friar Surname Origin
(Origin French) From Frère, a brother, a member of a religious order; a monk who is not a priest, those friars who are in orders being called fathers.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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