Provencal Surname History
Early Origins of the Provencal family
The surname Provencal was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family was established in early times.
Early History of the Provencal family
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Provencal Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Provencher, Provancher, Provenchère, Provanchère, Provenchet and many more.
Early Notables of the Provencal family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Provencal family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Provencal Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Alexis Provencal, aged 35, who landed in St Pierre and Miquelon in 1767
Contemporary Notables of the name Provencal (post 1700)
- Moshe ben Avraham Provençal (1503-1576), Italian posek and Hebrew grammarian