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7/14/2017, 11:12 PM HL
7/14/2017, 11:09 PM HL
12/26/2016, 1:05 PM HL
6/7/2016, 8:22 AM HL

Name Provost
Type Surname (from occupation)
Other Forms FormsPrevost
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

Derived from the Middle English provost; referring to the person who heads a religious chapter in a cathedral or educational establishment. It was also used as a nickname for a self-important person and is a French variant of PREVOST.
Added 6/7/2016 by HL