Provenzano History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Provenzano surname was used as a name for someone from Provence, southern France.
Early Origins of the Provenzano family
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.
Early History of the Provenzano family
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Provenzano Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Provenza, Provenzale, Provenzali, Provenzal, Provana, Provenzano, Provenzani and many more.
Early Notables of the Provenzano family (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, who was...
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In the United States, the name Provenzano is the 10,314th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
| Provenzano migration to the United States ||+|
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 Dec. 1, 1886, aboard the "Neustria"
- Antonino Provenzano, age 51, who arrived in New York on Dec. 3, 1888, aboard the "Letimbro"
|Contemporary Notables of the name Provenzano (post 1700) ||+|
- Robert Provenzano, prominent Detroit area nephrologist
- Jim Provenzano (b. 1961), American author, playwright, and photographer
- Pat E. Provenzano, American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Monroe County 4th District, 1938-40; Defeated, 1940 
- Madeline Provenzano, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004 
- Jerry Provenzano, American Democratic Party 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 
- 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
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