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Fagnant | Metis, Cree, Chippewa, Mixed-heritage: Cree, French | 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 way complete!


  • Surname lists: Surname Anchor Posts
  • Regions:  Alberta, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Cree, Chippewa, Mixed-heritage: Cree, French
  • Associated surnames: Beaudry, Boucher, Bonneau, Bourassa, Cayole / Dumont, Chartrand, de Montigny, Desjarlais, Desnomme, Duceppe, Ducharme, Gariepy, Gladu, Gonneville, Klyne, L’Allemand, Lapierre, Laplante, Ledoux, Lejour, Lemire, Letendre, McGillis, Monette,  Parisien, Paul, Pelletier, Plante, St. Denis, Swan, Trottier.
  • Misc.: 1.  The Fagnant surname in Western Canada stretches back to before the Metis couple Antoine Fagnant and Josephte Pelletier, and continues through their children: Antoine Fagnant (m. Brigitte Desjarlais, and then Marie Ledoux) and Sophie Fagnant (m. Joseph Houle). 2. Variations of the Fagnant surname include Fayant & Faillant.



Edmonton West  | Indian Reserve  (1921)  Faillant

The Territories  |  White Whale Lake  (1901)  Faillant


Dauphin  |  Fagnans in Townships 32  (1911)

Unorganized Territories  |  Marquette S-6  (1901) 


The Territories  |  Assiniboia E.  |  Fort Qu’Appelle (1901) 

The Territories  |  Assiniboia W.   |  Fayants in Dundern   (1901)

The Territories  |  Assiniboia W. |  Willowbunch  (1901)  May 2021

The Territories  |  Duck Lake (1901)  newly indexed

The Territories  |  File Hills  (1901)  newly indexed  Fagnan


BLAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [SK]  Fagnant

CARI   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]  Fagnant, Fayant

DELM   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [Western Canada Metis Scrip]  Fagnant

DOKIS   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]  Fayant

F …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]  Fagnant, Fayant  April 2021

G  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [MB-Western Canada Metis Scrip]  Fagnant

GIRO  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]  Fagnant

LAHO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [MB-SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]  Fagnant

LAUG  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]  Fayant

MCCU   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [Western Canada Metis Scrip]  Fagnant

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

PETE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-Western Canada Metis Scrip]  Fayant

PIGE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [SK]  Fagnant

SNOW   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Metis Scrip]  Fagnant

THOR   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [Western Canada Metis Scrip]  Fagnant



Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists


Fagnant, Alexandre [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

December 13, 2020 - Posted by | . | , , ,

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