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Giroux | Metis, Algonquin, Iroquois (?), Cree | Surname Anchor Posts

Index:  Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-Heritage Surname Anchor Posts

Each of these posts is dedicated to one surname that is carried by someone connected to indigenous, Metis or mixed-heritage people in Canada.  Please be aware that it’s a synthesis of the information I’ve collected in my personal research throughout the years and is in no way complete!






  • Surname lists: Metis, Surname Anchor Posts
  • Regions:  Ontario, Quebec, Territories
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Algonquin, Iroquois (?), Cree
  • Associated surnames:  Auger, Beneen, Berger/Burgie, Bonneau, Boucher, Boyer, Campion, Courteoreille, Dauphinais, Dion, Emond, Gladu, Hamelin, John, Jollifeu, Kiseynick, Laforge, Lalonde, Lesperance, L’Hirondelle, Maskinek, Morin, Munchoos, No Hat, Obiston, Okimaw, Panotch, Petit, Poulin, Shaw, Short, Surprenant.
  • Misc.:  A recognized line of Ontario Metis descends from Pierre Giroux and Marie Madeleine Louise St. Onge dit Letard through their offspring: Francis Giroux (m. Harriet Bamanakinang & Celeste Lemay), Jacques Giroux (m. Delphine Vallee & Therese Wassegijik), Jean Baptiste Giroux  (m. Adelaide Precourt), Adelaide Giroux (m. John Fletcher), Catherine Giroux (m. Michel Boucher), Elizabeth Giroux (m. Francis Boucher)






Girouxs in Athabaska   (1901)

Girouxs in Mackenzie  (1901)

Edmonton (41) | Townships 71 (1911)  March 2021



Gereux in Wallbridge  |  Muskoka & Parry Sound (1901)

Moose Factory  |  Nipissing  (1901)

Wallbridge & Brown | Mixed (1901)  Upd. March 2021



Sault St. Louis  (1911)

Note: I’ve been unable to connect these “Iroquois” Girouxs to an indigenous family but they are enumerated as such so I leave this mystery here. Please also see links to “Caughnawaga troubles…” and “Expulsion of Whites …” below.



Athabaska | Cree, Beaver, First Nations, Mixed: French, Scottish (1901)  April 2021




ASAI    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB]


BENA   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]


BLAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]


D …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]


DOKIS   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB]


E  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]


F  ….   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


GIRO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-ON]


L …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


LESO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]


MARB    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]


MCCU   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]


MOBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


NICH   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB]


O …    [CDN Marriage Extracts][AB]


PIGE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


SAUN    [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


SNOW   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB]






List of Metis Surnames of Ontario

Index:  The Algonquins In Canadian Census Records

Index: The Cree in Canadian Census Records

Index:  Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-Heritage Surname Anchor Posts



The Caughnawaga Troubles (1878) | Surnames:  …  Giroux … Duranceau

Expulsion Of The Whites From The Indian Reserve (1878) | Surnames: Dawes, Giroux …

French-Canadian Pioneers: The Giroux of Quebec





November 20, 2020 - Posted by | . |

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