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

Provine Early Origins



The surname Provine 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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Provine Spelling Variations


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Provine Spelling Variations



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

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Provine Early History


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Provine Early History



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

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Provine Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Provine Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Provine 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 or some of its variants were: Thomas Provan who arrived in Philadelphia in 1890; John Provender settled in New England in 1663.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Provine (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Provine (post 1700)



  • William B. Provine (1942-2015), American historian of science and of evolutionary biology and population genetics
  • Dorothy Michelle Provine (1935-2010), American singer, dancer, actress, and comedienne
  • William H. Provine, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912
  • Walter M. Provine, American Republican politician, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Illinois, 1926-31; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928, 1952

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    4. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    5. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    6. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
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    The Provine Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Provine 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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