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Provencher History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Provencher family


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.

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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Migration of the Provencher family to the New World and Oceana


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

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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