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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. 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).
    2. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. 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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