Pronovost Family History

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Pronovost Name Meaning

French: variant of Prénouveau, a topographic name meaning ‘new meadow’, the form having been altered under the influence of Provost.

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


Similar surnames: Provost, Prevost, Rokos, Prost, Monnot, Pross, Prast, Privott, Prevot

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Pronovost Family Origin

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Pronovost Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    27%
  • Journalier

    12%
  • Scholar

    10%
  • Son

    10%

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In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pronovost. A less common occupation for the Pronovost family was Son. The most common Pronovost occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 27% of Pronovost's were Cultivateurs.

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Pronovost Historical Records

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Pronovost Life Expectancy

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