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Provencher Early Origins



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.

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Provencher Spelling Variations


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Provencher Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Provencher, Provancher, Provenchère, Provanchère, Provenchet and many more.

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Provencher Early History


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Provencher Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Provencher research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1552, 1582, and 1617 are included under the topic Early Provencher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Provencher Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Provencher Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Provencher 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:

Provencher Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Dezera Provencher, aged 28, who emigrated to North Adams, Mass, in 1913
  • Nora Provencher, aged 23, who emigrated to North Adams, Mass, in 1913
  • Lacier Provencher, aged 32, who arrived in America in 1920

Provencher Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jean Provencher, born in 1729, who married Thérèse Levebvre in Cap-de-Madeleine in 1764
  • Jean-Baptiste Provencher, who married Marie-Jeanne Lemire in Nicolet, Quebec in 1767
  • Pierre Provencher, who married Marie-Agathe Deshaies in Nicolet, Quebec in 1794

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Contemporary Notables of the name Provencher (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Provencher (post 1700)



  • Jacques Provencher (b. 1968), French professional footballer
  • Jean-Phylippe Provencher (b. 1965), Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman
  • Joseph Alfred Norbert Provencher (1843-1887), Canadian pioneer, politician and newspaper editor
  • Joseph-Norbert Provencher (1787-1853), Canadian clergyman and missionary, first Bishop of Saint Boniface, considered one of the founders of the province of Manitoba

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Provencher Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Provencher 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 25 August 2016 at 21:50.

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