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Prevot History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Prevot is a ancient French name. It was a name given to a person from Brittany who was a prefect or chief magistrate. Looking back even further, we found the name was originally derived from the Old French word prevost, which signified someone of that title.

Early Origins of the Prevot family


The surname Prevot was first found in Britanny (Bretagne) where this noble family originated in ancient times.

Early History of the Prevot family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prevot research.
Another 243 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1547, 1580, 1622, 1753, 1830, 1831, 1848, 1729, 1732, 1865, 1680, 1741, 1638, 1702, 1665, 1697 and 1763 are included under the topic Early Prevot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Prevot Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Prévost, Prévoste, Prévosts, Prévostes, Prévaust, Prévauste, Prévaustes, Prévausts, de Prévost, du Prévost and many more.

Early Notables of the Prevot family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst this name at this time was Louis-Constant Prévost-Paradol, journalist, Man of Letters, member of the French Academy; Françoise Prévost (c. 1680-1741), a French ballerina; François Provost (1638-1702), French-born...
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Migration of the Prevot family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Prevot Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Prevot, who arrived in Virginia in 1700 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Muller Prevot, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1794 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Prevot (post 1700)


  • André Romain Prévot (1894-1982), French bacteriologist
  • Ferdinand Prévôt (1800-1857), French operatic baritone
  • First Lieutenant Prevot, Arengtine Commander of the mobile detachment in the operations of the Argentine Air Force unit for Antarctica, eponym of Prevot Island

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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