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First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

List of Metis Surnames of Ontario



This project is focused on Metis surnames that appear in Ontario and originated primarily with the Metis of western and central Canada. It complements the census and marriage data found elsewhere on the site and is intended as a finding aide.

Most surnames on this list were initially extracted from the Metis Nation of Ontario lists, after which I added others from the next two or three generations who descended from those families.




The marriages in my database are derived from various sources such as provincial vital records, Metis scrip, the Genealogical Society of Utah, Groupe BMS2000 etc. I do not copy information directly from other secondary or tertiary sources, so there is a lot of “alternative” spelling in the surnames and names, and my records often vary from those of the Metis Nation of Ontario lists. Continue reading

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