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Provencal Family History

Provencal Name Meaning
French (Provençal) and Jewish (from southern France): regional name for someone from Provence in southern France, which was so called with Latin provincia ‘province’, ‘sphere of office’, because it was the first Roman province to be established outside Italy.

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

38,141 Historical Documents with Provencal on Ancestry.com
10,402 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
755 Military Records
283 Immigration Records
8,055 Census and Voter Lists
18,646 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Provencal Families

  • Number of Provencal families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Provencal last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Provencal last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Provencal census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Provencal Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Provencal families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Provencal Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Provencal families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Provencal

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Provencal Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Provencal census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Provencal ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Provencal

Did the Provencals fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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