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Marchand | Algonquin, Metis, Mi’kmaq, Mixed heritage: Cree | 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 PostsMetis (ON), Wabanaki
  • Regions:  Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Algonquin, Metis, Mi’kmaq, Mixed heritage: Cree
  • Associated surnames:  Bastien / Sebastien (Upd. 2023), Bonneau  (Upd. 2023), Boulard, Bouvet, Brouillard, Caplin / Caplan, Carriere, Catpat / Quatpattes, Chalifoux, Condo, Dadam / Dedam, Danis, Daunais,  Degonzague, Dusome (Upd. 2023), Ethier, Gedeon (Upd. 2023), Jerome, Larocque, Livingstone, Nadeau, Nicolas, Odjik, Parent, Perreault (Upd. 2023), Pictou, Riel, Robillard (Upd. 2023),  Roy, Villeneuve / Xavier.
  • Misc.:  
  • 1. There are recognized Western Metis who descend from the couple Benjamin Marchand (French Canadian) and Marianne Nadeau (Metis) who were married in 1821.
  • 2. Variations of the Marchand surname include Marchant and the English translation Merchant.
  • 3. The Algonquin Marchands in the region of Maniwaki descend from Louis Nicolas Marchand (son of Hyacinthe Marchand Julie Lahaie) and Angele / Angelina Ethier (daughter of Michel Ethier and Tarcille Charron [Source: Jean-Guy Paquin].
  • 4. The Hudson’s Bay Company has a brief service record for a Benjamin Marchand (Metis). Note: HBC service records relate to employees who worked in traditional indigenous territories and who may or may not have started mixed-heritage families. Scroll down to External Links for more information.



Terr.  |  Pincher Creek  (1901)


Provencher  |  Ritchot h-2  (1901) 

Selkirk  |  St. Laurent  (1901) 


Cumberland  |  Diligent River  (1911)


Bonaventure  |  Mann (1881) 

Bonaventure  |  Mann & Restigouche (1901)

Bonaventure  |  Restigouche I.R.   (1911)

Bonaventure Mann | Mann (1921)

Wright  |  Maniwaki I.R. | Algonquin (1921)  2023


The Territories  |  Battleford South  (1901)



BLAN    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

BRAS   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

C …     [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

CARI   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

D …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

JACQ   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

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

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

MARB    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON-QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]  

MICE    [CDN Marriage Extracts]   2023

O …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

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

PETE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [NB]

R  …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]




Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists


They Passed Through Kahnawake: C. Marchand and C. Monette

French Canadian Pioneers: The Marchands of Quebec


Marchand, Benjamin [Hudson’s Bay Company Archives]



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