Provo Family History

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Provo Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Provost.

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


Similar surnames: Prevo, Proto, Premo, Grove, Provost, Priolo, Crovo, Prout, Rondo

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Provo Family Origin

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Provo Family Occupations

What did your Provo ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Millhand, Factory and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Provo. A less common occupation for the Provo family was Carpenter. The most common Provo occupation in Canada was Millhand. 23% of Provo's were Millhands.

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  • Millhand

    23%
  • Factory

    15%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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

Provo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Provo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Provo 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 Provo. 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 Provo. For the veterans among your Provo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Provo Life Expectancy

What is the average Provo lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Provo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Provo in 1958 was 55, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Provo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Provo 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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