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Prowant Family History

Prowant Name Meaning
Probably a variant of German Probandt, perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a provider of food, from Middle High German profant, probande ‘provisions’.

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

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Name Distribution of Prowant Families

  • Number of Prowant families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Prowant families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Prowant last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Prowant Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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