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The Province surname is a habitational name, taken on from a place name in Glasgow.

Province Early Origins



The surname Province was first found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Province Spelling Variations


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Province Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Provan, Provand, Provender, Proven and others.

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Province Early History


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Province Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Province research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1190, 1258, 1489 and 1549 are included under the topic Early Province History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Province Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Province Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Province 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:

Province Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Matthew Province, who arrived in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Samuel Province, who landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1840
  • Andrew Province, who landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name Province (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Province (post 1700)



  • Leora Province, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Washington, 1996
  • Elsie Province, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1972

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    2. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    3. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    4. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    5. 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).
    6. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    7. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    8. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
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    The Province Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Province 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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