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Provencher Family History

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

123,221 Historical Documents with Provencher on Ancestry.com
25,848 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,317 Military Records
1,383 Immigration Records
23,075 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Provencher Families

  • Number of Provencher families
     31 - 60
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Provencher census records

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Provencher Family Origin

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Provencher Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Provencher

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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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Provencher Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Provencher census records

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Provencher Civil War Service Records

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