Provencher Family History

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Provencher Name Meaning

French: perhaps derived from Provenchère, a habitational name from either of two places so called in Doubs and Haute-Saône; or from places called Provenchères in Orne, Aveyron, Vosges, and Haute-Marne.

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


Similar surnames: Prechel, Provencal, Reicher, Prescher, Roscher, Vercher, Cravener

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Provencher Family Origin

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Provencher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Cultivateur

    15%
  • School

    14%
  • Journalier

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Provencher family was Journalier. Farmer, Cultivateur and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Provencher. The most common Provencher occupation in Canada was Farmer. 18% of Provencher's were Farmers.

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Provencher Historical Records

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Provencher Life Expectancy

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