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Etienne | Beaver, Montagnais, Iroquois, Shushwap, Slavi Mixed-heritage: French, Huron (Petit Etienne) | Surname Anchor Post

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 by no means complete!


  • Surname lists:  Surname Anchor Posts
  • Regions:  Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, The Territories
  • Ethnicity:  Beaver, Montagnais, Iroquois, Shushwap, Slavi / Slavey  Mixed-heritage: French, Huron (Petit Etienne)
  • Associated surnames: Aionsatha,  Aiken, Alexis / Petaokonet,  Bacon,  Basile, Begin, Carquois, Commandant / Grand Louis,  Connelly, Desterres, Estlo, Genest / Genette, Ignace, Jourdain,  Moreau,  Napane,  Nicholas, Moses,  Nikoutash,  Pilot,  Raphael / McNicoll,  Rock, Simeon, Sioux, Skanaie, Stephen, Verreault.
  • Misc.:  
  • 1. Etiennish is a variation of the surname Etienne.  
  • 2. Some descendants of the Montagnais couple Germain Etienne and Annis Simeon styled themselves as Germains rather than Etiennes.
  • 3. The Petit Etienne surname originated with the Huron Chief Petitetienne Ondiaraite Wendat.
  • 4. Huron Veronique Petit-Etienne was the first wife of Ignace-Nicolas Vincent or Tsaouenhohoui (m. 1794) who, a grand chief of the Hurons. [Source: Dictionary of Canadian Biography]
  • 4. My marriage database contains both Innu Montagnais individuals as well as mixed Montagnais / French marriages as listed in a study by the Communauté Métisse du Domaine du Roy et de la Seigneurie de Mingan.  Some mixed French / Montagnais descendants self-identify as Metis.



Etiennes in Edmonton West  |  Lesser Slave Lake Agency  (1921)    May 2022


Yale-Caribou  |  Kamloops Indian Agency  (1911)  

Etiennes in Cariboo |  Kamloops Agency (Quilchena, Mooaitch)  (1921)   May 2022


Nipissing | Anglin |  (1911)  


Bonaventure  |  Mann (1881)   Jan 2022

Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Unorg. Terr. (1881)   Jan 2022

Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Bersimis  (1901)

Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Bersimis Escoumins (1921)

Etiennes in Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Chicoutimi  (1901)

Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Ouiatchouan  (1901)

Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Pointe Blene (1911)

Etiennes in Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Natashquan, Romaine, St. Augustin (1921)   May 2022

Etienes in Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  St. Fulgence   (1901)

Deux Montagnes | L’Annonciation (1881)   Jan 2022

Deux-Montagnes  |  Oka Indian Reserve  (1911)

Deux-Montagnes  |  Oka Indian Reserve    (1921)


Northwest Territories  |  Fort Providence  (1911) 


AION   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  

B …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC] 

CARI    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

CLOU   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

DELM   CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

E …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

MOBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts

N …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

NICH   [CDN Marriage Extracts]    [QC]

PETE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

PIGE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]    [QC]

R  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

SAUN    [CDN Marriage Extracts]    [QC]

SIMO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

SNOW [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]  Stephen

V  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]



Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order


A – L: Six Nations Modern Surnames

French Canadian Pioneers: The Etiennes of Quebec

November 28, 2020 - Posted by | . | ,

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