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Prisk | Mi’kmaq, 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 NOTES  |  PRISK


 

  • Surname lists: Metis, Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  New Brunswick
  • Ethnicity:  Mi’kmaq, Mixed-heritage: French
  • Associated surnames:  1. Prisk: Augustine, Barnaby / Barnabe, Caplin, Condo / Condeau, Cordeau, Lalonde, Langlade / Longlade, Massicotte, Narvie / Narvey, Normand, Peter Paul, Sewell, Thasvenison, Ward. 2. Prisque: Desmarais, Dusome /  Dusseaume, Cadieux, Martel, Peter-Paul, Recollet, Singelois / Singelais, St. George, Thauemaison / D’Ailleboust, Vasseur,
  • Misc.:  I don’t know whether there’s any connection between the New Brunswick Prisks/Prisques and the Ontario Prisques/Legris Prisques.

 

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Clement | 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 NOTES  |  CLEMENT


 

  • Surname lists: Metis, Wabanaki ConfederacySurname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Malecite, Mi’kmaq
  • Associated surnames: Augustine, Basque, Bruyere, Chabot / Jabot, Doucette, Copage, Dubois, Grouette, Joe, Johnnie, Kavanaugh, Lessard, Mitchelle, Montreuil, Morrison /Morrisson, Simon, Tasse.
  • Misc.:  There is a Western Canadian Metis line that descends from American-born fur trader and boat-builder John Lefoy Clemons who was also known as John Clemens and John Clements. His First Nations wife was named Margaret Bear (see external link below).

 

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Condo | 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 NOTES  |  CONDO


 

  • Surname lists: Wabanaki Confederacy, Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:   Mi’kmaq
  • Associated surnames: Barnaby / Barnabe, Bernard, Caplin / Caplan, Dedam, Emery, Gagnon, Howson, Jerome, Joe, Labauve, Marchand, Martin, Metallic, Moore, Morrison / Morrison, Nicholas / Nicolas, Prisk / Prisque, Vicaire.
  • Misc.:  1. Condeau is a French alternate spelling for Condo. 2. PEI is listed as residence for Condo parents on a New Brunswick marriage certificate.

 

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Caplin | Abenaki, 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 NOTES  |  CAPLIN


 

  • Surname lists: Wabanaki Confederacy, Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Abenaki, Mi’kmaq
  • Associated surnames: Abenaquis, Allain, Augustine, Barlow, Barnabe, Basque, Bernard, Chrysostome, Cloud, Comeauville, Condo / Condeau, Dedam, Dominique, Duhamel, Francis, Gedeon, Goughnour, Gustile, Harquail, Jerome / Gerome, Labauve, Lamkouine, Laroque, Lavigne, Louisotte, Marchand, Martin, Metallic, Michel, Millier, Morrisson / Morrison, Nilson, Noel, Pominville, Prisk / Prisque, Sauvage, Stanislas, Thibault, Vicaire
  • Misc.:  Caplan is a common spelling of Caplin. I’ve also come across Capelin  and Capeland in New Brunswick and a Capland (m. Cloud) which is probably a Caplan.

 

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