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

Provins Early Origins



The surname Provins 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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Provins Spelling Variations


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Provins Spelling Variations



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

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Provins Early History


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Provins Early History



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

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Provins Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Provins Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Provins 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:

Provins Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alice Provins, aged 27, who emigrated to America from Plymouth, England, in 1920
  • Bessie Provins, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from Plymouth, England, in 1920
  • Amn Elizabeth Provins, aged 36, who landed in America from London, England, in 1921
  • Elizabeth Provins, aged 36, who landed in America from London, England, in 1922
  • Yvon Provins, aged 20, who settled in America, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Provins (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Provins (post 1700)



  • Jacob Provins, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Fayette County, 1879-82

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    2. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Provins Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Provins 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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