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Find more Provan relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 27 more people named Provan in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 243 people named Provan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Provan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 270 people named Provan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 28% were children
  • 42 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,481
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 55% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,481

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Provan families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most mothers originated from Scotland
  • 83 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 34% were born in foreign countries