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What does Rev mean?
Reverend (Rev. or Revd) is a style most often used as a prefix to the names of Christian cleric such as pastor or priest.
Rev. Fr. Patrick Henry
1. Used as a title or form of address to members of the clergy.
2. Deserving reverence.
From Middle French reverend, “worthy of respect” or from Latin reverendus “(he who is) to be respected,” gerundive of revereri.