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Gagnon | Metis, Montagnais, Mixed-heritage: French | 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 by no means complete!





  • Surname lists: Metis, Surname Anchor Posts
  • Regions:  Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec,  Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity: Metis, Algonquin, Ojibwa, Cree. Montagnais Mixed-heritage: French
  • Associated surnames:  Allard, Bacon, Bastien, Beaulieu, Belcourt, Belley, Bergeron, Bissonet, Blackburn, Bois, Boucher, Caplette, Cayole, Cleary, Dooper, Couture, Cunningham,Daigle, Dallaire, Ducharme, Dufour, Dumont, Fagnant, Ford, Forester, Frederic, Gosselin, Kaorate, Lalancette, Lapierre, Larivee, Larocque, Launiere,  Lebreton dit Lalancette, MacKenzie, Mallaterre, Maltais, Minnie, Morisseau, Murdock, Nikikiwisens, Ochawen, Pagitabaokwe, Pelletier, Perron, Plante, Robertson, Romain, Sappier, Savard, Simeon, Skeene, Tremblay, Vaillancourt, Verrault / Verreault, Vollant, Wab.
  • Misc.:  My marriage database contains both Innu Montagnais First Nations 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 (see Etienne Rivard’s discussion paper).





Gagnons in Athabaska  (1901)



Thunder Bay & Rainy River  |  Pic Indian Reserve  (1911)

Golden Lake I.R. |  Renfrew North  (1921)

Wright  | Sicotte, Lytton & Baskatong | Algonquin (1901)





B …  | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


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


BENA   [CDN Marriage Extracts  [QC]


BLAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


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


CLOU   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON-QC]


COON   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [QC]


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


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


G  …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [AB-ON-QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


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


H  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]


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


LAUG    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


MOBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


NICH    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]


O  …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


P …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC-SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


PIGE    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [SK-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


ROBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


SAUN   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


SIMO    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


V …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


W …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]






Index: The Innu, Montagnais. Naskapi in Canadian Census Records

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

List of Metis Surnames of Ontario



French Canadian Pioneers: The Gagnons of Quebec



December 21, 2020 - Posted by | . |

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