Provan Family History
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Provan Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from a place in Glasgow, so called from Middle English provend, prebend ‘land providing revenue for a holder of religious office’ (Old French probende, prebende, Late Latin praebenda ‘supplies’, ‘things to be supplied’). The place was name for a prebendary of Barlanark, a canon of Glasgow cathedral.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Rohan, Trojan, Roman, Broman, Prosen, Govan, Roan, Troyan, Groven