A Canadian Family

First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

Christmas | Malecite, Mi’kmaq | 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: Wabanaki,  Surname Anchor Posts
  • Regions:  Nova Scotia
  • Ethnicity:  Malecite, Mi’kmaq
  • Associated surnames: Bernard, Brooks, Cromwell, Dennis, Ducette / Doucette, Francis, Googoo, Gould, Herney, John,  Labove, Marshall, Martin, Nevins, Newell / Noel, Pictou, Richard, Robinson, Simon, Sylliboy.
  • Misc.:  Christmas is a rather rare surname in English. It is said that the Mi’kmaq Christmas surname might be an anglicization of the French surname Noel.





South Western  |  Kings & Albert   (1911)

Woodstock I.R. |  Carleton  (1911)



Grand Narrows  |  Cape Breton  (1901)

Red Islands  |  Richmond  (1901)

Indian Reserve  |  Cape Breton North  (1911)

Sydney I.R.  |  Cape Breton South  (1911)

Whycocomagh  |  Inverness (1911)

Grand Narrows, Eskasong  | Cape Breton North & Victoria  (1921)

Indian Reserve  |  Cape Breton South & Richmond  (1921)

Whycocomagh |  Inverness  (1921)





BENA   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [NS]


BRAS    [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [NS]


CARI   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [NS]


GIRO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [NS]


H  …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [NS]


JACQ    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [NS]


MARB  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [NS]


N …    [CDN Marriage Extracts] [NS]


PETE   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [NS]


ROBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [NS]


SNOW   [CDN Marriage Extracts]





List of Wabanaki Confederacy Surnames (NB, NS, PEI, QC)

Index: The Mi’kmaq in Canadian Census Records

Index: The Algonquins In Canadian Census Record

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





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