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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


Similar surnames: Provenza, Province, Provencio, Provenzano, Provan, Provencher

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Provencal Family Origin

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Provencal Family Occupations

What did your Provencal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Provencal occupation in the USA was Soda Manufecturer. 50% of Provencal's were Soda Manufecturers. Soda Manufecturer and Works In Sawmill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Provencal.

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  • Soda Manufecturer

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  • Works In Sawmill

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Provencal ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Provencal Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Provencal ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Provencal Life Expectancy

What is the average Provencal lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, Provencal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Provencal in 1955 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

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