Provo Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Provost.

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

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Provo Family Origin

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Provo Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Provo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Provo's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Provo. A less common occupation for the Provo family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Provo | Data not to scale

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Provo Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Provo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Provo in 1958 was 55, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Provo

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