Pronovost Family History

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Pronovost Name Meaning

French: variant of Prénouveau, a topographic name meaning ‘new meadow’, the form having been altered under the influence of Provost.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Provost, Prevost, Rokos, Prost, Monnot, Pross, Prast, Privott, Prevot

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Pronovost Family Origin

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Pronovost Family Occupations

What did your Pronovost ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pronovost family was Son. The most common Pronovost occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 27% of Pronovost's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pronovost.

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  • Cultivateur

    27%
  • Journalier

    12%
  • Scholar

    10%
  • Son

    10%

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Pronovost Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pronovost. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pronovost census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pronovost. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pronovost. For the veterans among your Pronovost ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pronovost Life Expectancy

What is the average Pronovost lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Pronovost life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Pronovost in 1956 was 56, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pronovost

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pronovost ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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