The Provins surname is a habitational name, taken on from a place name in Glasgow.
Early Origins of the Provins family
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.
Early History of the Provins family
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Provins Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Provan, Provand, Provender, Proven and others.
Early Notables of the Provins family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Provins family to the New World and Oceana
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
Contemporary Notables of the name Provins (post 1700)
- Jacob Provins, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Fayette County, 1879-82 CITATION[CLOSE]
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