A Canadian Family

First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

AB | Calgary Stony I.R. | Sioux, Stony, Nakoda (1911)

Index: Native Surname Census Extracts

These census posts  are part of a larger project to identify the surnames that have appeared among Indigenous, Metis and Mixed-heritage people over the past few hundred years across what is now Canada. 

Wherever possible, I’ve posted census links to the individual surnames – but either way there is always a link to the overall census at the foot of the post under External Links.  In addition, some of the older posts have orange colour coding. If a surname is orange-coloured it means that it appears in the marriage records on this site. Unfortunately, for technical reasons, the most recent posts don’t yet have this orange coding.

You may also be interested in two companion series of posts. The first  –  Canadian Marriage Extracts,  consists of transcribed marriage records. The second more recent project is a steadily growing series of Surname Anchor Posts.  Each surname post is dedicated to just one surname and its variations across Canada and over the past few hundred years. 

Note:  The goal of all these projects is to arrive at a representative sampling of the surnames. The list is not comprehensive and it relies primarily on settler records (non-indigenous). In all cases, indigenous peoples have the true knowledge of these surnames and of their peoples’ genealogy. 

This project is meant simply  as a jumping-off point for people who want to answer the questions: Has one of my surnames ever appeared in connection with indigenous or mixed-heritage records?  And if  so, where and when and among which peoples?

Please note that the records were created by settlers so they followed settler naming practices and applied new location names.

I wish to acknowledge (as a settler) that these were traditional territories

that were already inhabited and named by indigenous peoples.

Census Data

Enumeration District 10: Stony Indian Reserve, Calgary, Alberta  (1911)


Abraham  – Adam  – Amos

Anderson  – Ann  – Apow  – Applegard

B??jamin  – Banie Crow  – Baptiste

Bear  – Bearspaw  – Bearspaw

Goal  – Beaver  – Benjamin

Big Stony  – Bigman  – Bigwoman


Ceci  – Chiniquay  – Chunquay

Crawler  – Cree  – Creel  – Crossboy-Ear

Daniel  – Dixon  – Dixon Ear



Ebenezer  – Englishman



Grease  – Green


Haguoits  – Hand 

House  – Hunter

Jacob  –  Jimmy

John – Jocette

John – Jonas


Kennedy  – Kootmay


Lefthand – Louise


Mary – McLean


Peacemaker – Pearson – Pocette

Rabit  –  Rasmis
Red Cayotte  –  Red Fox


Rolling in Mud  – Ryder

Salker  – Salter  – Simeon
Simon  – Snow  – Soldier
St. Jos Lephared  – Stephen  – Stevens

Swampup  – Swampy

Talnick  – Turner
Two Youngmen


Weldman  – Wellman  – Wesley
Wildman  – William

Related Posts

Main Index: Native – First Peoples – Metis [Canadian Census Extracts]

Native – First Peoples – Metis  [Canadian Marriage Extracts]

External Links

Calgary – 1911 Census of Canada Indexing Project

Stoney Nakoda First Nation

Stoney-Nakoda, The Canadian Encyclopedia

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