Provost Family History
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Provost Name Meaning
English: from Middle English provost ‘provost’, an occupational name for the head of a religious chapter or educational establishment, or, since such officials were usually clergy and celibate, a nickname for a self-important person. French: northern and western form of Prevost.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Prost, Probst, Prevost, Prast, Proft, Priest, Pronovost, Crofoot