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Provan Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Glasgow, so called from Middle English provend, prebend ‘land providing revenue for a holder of religious office’ (Old French probende, prebende, Late Latin praebenda ‘supplies’, ‘things to be supplied’). The place was name for a prebendary of Barlanark, a canon of Glasgow cathedral.

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


Similar surnames: Rohan, Trojan, Roman, Broman, Prosen, Govan, Roan, Troyan, Groven

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Provan Family Origin

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Provan Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Carter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Provan occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Provan's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Provan family was Carter. Coal Miner, Annuitant and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Provan.

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Provan Life Expectancy

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