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The Prophent surname is a habitational name, taken on from a place name in Glasgow.

Prophent Early Origins



The surname Prophent was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Prophent Early History


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Prophent Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prophent research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1190, 1258, 1489 and 1549 are included under the topic Early Prophent History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Prophent Spelling Variations


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Prophent Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Provan, Provand, Provender, Proven and others.

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Prophent Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Prophent Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Prophent Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Provan who arrived in Philadelphia in 1890; John Provender settled in New England in 1663.

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