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The Provenza surname was used as a name for someone from Provence, southern France.

Provenza Early Origins



The surname Provenza was first found in Tuscany (Italian: Toscana), a region in central Italy, where a Provenzali family, of noble status, lived in the town of Lucca as early as the 13th century.

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Provenza Spelling Variations


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Provenza Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Provenza, Provenzale, Provenzali, Provenzal, Provana, Provenzano, Provenzani and many more.

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Provenza Early History


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Provenza Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Provenza research. Another 192 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1448, 1575, 1626, 1639, 1704, and 1768 are included under the topic Early Provenza History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Provenza Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Provenza Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Marcello Provenzale (1575-1639), Italian painter; as well as Francesco Provenzali, a Sicilian government official, and Councillor to King Filippo II of Spain; Pompeo Provenzali, ambassador to Modena and Vienna, and later, minister to the Grand Duke of Tuscany; Perno Provenzano of Monte San Giuliano...

Another 55 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Provenza 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:

Provenza Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • D. Provenza, age 31, who arrived in New York on July 29, 1885, aboard the "Olympia"

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    3. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    4. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    9. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    10. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
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    The Provenza Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Provenza 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 22 August 2015 at 08:10.

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