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Provo Surname Meaning

French: variant of Provost and in North America (also) an altered form of this.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Prevo, Proto, Premo, Grove, Provost, Priolo, Crovo, Prout, Rondo

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Where is the Provo family from?

You can see how Provo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Provo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Provo families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 6 Provo families living in London. This was about 67% of all the recorded Provo's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Provo families in 1891.
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What did your Provo ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Provo. 100% of Provo women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Provo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Provo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 764 immigration records available for the last name Provo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Provo. For the veterans among your Provo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Provo lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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