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Gagnon | Metis, Montagnais, Mixed-heritage: 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 means complete!


  • Surname lists:  Surname Anchor Posts, Metis (ON)
  • 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, Fletcher, 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).



Provencher  |  Ste. Agathe Parish (1911) 


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

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

Wright  | Sicotte, Lytton & Baskatong  (1901)


Unorganized Territories  |  Athabaska  a-2  (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]  Upd April 2022

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]



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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