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Marchand | 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, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Mi’kmaq, Mixed heritage: Cree
  • Associated surnames: Bouvet, Brouillard, Caplin / Caplan, Carriere, Catpat / Quatpattes, Chalifoux, Condo, Dadam / Dedam,Daunais,  Degonzague, Jerome, Larocque, Livingstone, Nadeau, Nicolas, Odjik, Parent, Pictou, Riel, 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.



The Territories  |  Pincher Creek  (1901)


Provencher  |  Ritchot h-2  (1901)  June 2021

Selkirk  |  St. Laurent  (1901) 


Diligent River | Mi’kmaq (1911)  June 2021


Bonaventure  |  Mann & Restigouche (1901)

Bonaventure  |  Restigouche I.R.   (1911)

Bonaventure Mann | Mann (1921)


The Territories  |  Battleford South  (1901)


BLAN    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [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]  

O …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]

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

PETE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [NB]

R  …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]



Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists


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