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

Provan Early Origins



The surname Provan 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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Provan Spelling Variations


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Provan Spelling Variations



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

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Provan Early History


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Provan Early History



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

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Provan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Provan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Provan 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 were:

Provan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Matthew Provan, who landed in Mississippi in 1823 [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)
  • Thomas Provan who arrived in Philadelphia in 1890

Provan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Jane Provan, aged 28, who settled in America from Glasgow, in 1904
  • Jeanie Provan, aged 2, who emigrated to the United States from Banton, Scotland, in 1910
  • John Provan, aged 23, who emigrated to America from Banton, Scotland, in 1910
  • David B. Provan, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Andrew Provan, aged 2, who settled in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Provan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Provan (post 1700)



  • David Provan (1941-2016), Scottish professional footballer and coach
  • David Provan (b. 1956), Scottish footballer who played with Celtic and Scotland
  • Davie Provan (b. 1956), former Scottish footballer
  • James Lyal Clark Provan (b. 1936), British businessman and politician
  • Norm "Sticks" Provan (b. 1932), Australian rugby league player and coach
  • Jaimee Sarah Provan (b. 1978), New Zealand Olympic field hockey forward

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Provan Family Crest Products


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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  5. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
  7. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  9. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
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The Provan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Provan Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 11 March 2017 at 23:57.

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