Provance Family History

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Provance Name Meaning

French and English: variant of Province.

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


Similar surnames: Provence, Province, Provan, Lorance, Provins, Plante, Provencal

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Provance Family Origin

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Provance Family Occupations

What did your Provance ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Provance family was Carpenter. The most common Provance occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Provance's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Provance.

View Census data for Provance | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Provance ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Provance Historical Records

What Provance family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Provance

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Provance. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Provance. For the veterans among your Provance ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Provance Life Expectancy

What is the average Provance lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Provance life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Provance in 1948 was 48, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Provance

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Provance 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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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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