Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
There are approximately 933 people named Friar in the UK. That makes it the 7,520th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 15 are named Friar.
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Related and similar surnamesFrair
The Friar surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.