A Canadian Family

First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

Red Islands | Mi’kmaq (1911)

Index: Native Surname Census Extracts

Index: The Mi’kmaq in Canadian Census Records


This is part of a larger project to locate surnames carried by Natives, First Peoples and Metis in Eastern Canada. In this series of posts, I list surnames carried by Aboriginal (or part Aboriginal) individuals in the 1901 and 1911 census for the eastern provinces of Canada. Note: There are regular updates including external links (e.g. maps, encyclopedia) and added information (e.g. specific tribal affiliations). The companion series – Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames of Eastern Canada – Marriage Records  – contains many of the same surnames as well as others.


1. To reach the original census records for the district named below, you can click on the External Links at the bottom of the post.

2. You can also click on many individual surnames to reach the listing in one of the census records (usually 1901 or 1911).

3. Surnames highlighted in orange also appear in the Marriage Records (although often spelled differently). 


Census data

Enumeration District 12: Red Islands, Richmond, Nova Scotia



Battis  –  Brenna?  –  Crimmond

 Francis –  Johnson

 Leuil (?)  –  Marshall  –  McDonald

Nickles  –  Noel  –  Paul

Prosper  –  Pullot

Scotchman  –  Stephen  –  Sylaboye




External Links

Enumeration District 12: Red Islands, Richmond, Nova Scotia

Mi’kmaw Place Names in Cape Breton

Nova Scotia Archives – Mi’kmaq Holdings Resource Guide



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