The surname Provencher was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family was established in early times.
Several members of this family distinguished themselves through their respective accomplishments. Siméon de Provanchère was a doctor. He was born in Langres around 1552. He exercised his profession in Sens and died in 1617. Among his works was "Histoire d'un prodigieux enfant pétrifié" (1582).
Early History of the Provencher family
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Provencher Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Provencher, Provancher, Provenchère, Provanchère, Provenchet and many more.
Early Notables of the Provencher family (pre 1700)
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