Provencher Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Prechel, Provencal, Reicher, Prescher, Roscher, Vercher, Cravener

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Provencher Family Origin

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Provencher Family Occupations

What did your Provencher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Provencher family was House Painter. The most common Provencher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Provencher's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Works In Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Provencher.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    13%
  • House Painter

    6%

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Provencher Historical Records

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

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Provencher Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Provencher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Provencher in 1943 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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