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

Provenzano Early Origins



The surname Provenzano 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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Provenzano Spelling Variations


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Provenzano Spelling Variations



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

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Provenzano Early History


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Provenzano Early History



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

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Provenzano Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Provenzano 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 Provenzano 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:

Provenzano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Domenico Provenzano, age 37, who arrived in America on July 14, 1886, aboard the "Brittania"
  • Franco Provenzano, age 20, who arrived in New York on De c. 1, 1886, aboard the "Neustria"
  • Antonino Provenzano, age 51, who arrived in New York on Dec. 3, 1888, aboard the "Letimbro"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Provenzano (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Provenzano (post 1700)



  • Robert Provenzano, prominent Detroit area nephrologist
  • Pat E. Provenzano, American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Monroe County 4th District, 1938-40; Defeated, 1940
  • Madeline Provenzano, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004
  • Jerry Provenzano, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 9th District, 1996
  • Anthony M. Provenzano, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 12th District, 1994
  • Jim Provenzano (b. 1961), American author, playwright, and photographer
  • Giuseppe Provenzano (b. 1946), senior professor of Economics and Corporate Financing
  • Anthony "Tony Pro" Provenzano (1917-1988), Caporegime (or captain) in the Genovese crime family of New York
  • Bernardo Provenzano (b. 1933), member of the Sicilian Mafia
  • Francesco "Frankie" Provenzano (b. 1986), Italian racing driver
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    3. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    4. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    6. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Provenzano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Provenzano 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 9 November 2015 at 10:04.

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