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

Prophyn Early Origins



The surname Prophyn 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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Prophyn Early History


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Prophyn Early History



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

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Prophyn Spelling Variations


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Prophyn Spelling Variations



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

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Prophyn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Prophyn Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Prophyn 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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