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Caplin | Abenaki, Mi’kmaq | 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, Wabanaki
  • 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.



Northumberland  |  Alnwick  (1901)

Northumberland  |  Alnwick  (1911)

Northumberland  | Burnt Ch., Eelg., Red Bank (1921)

Restigouche  |  Colborne   (1901)

Restigouche  |  Dalhousie    (1911)

Westmorland  |  Fort Folly I.R.   (1921)


Prince West  |  Lot 12 L  (1901)

Prince  |  Lennox Island Reserve (1911)

Prince  |  Lennox Island  (1911)


Bonaventure  |  Mann (1881)   Jan 2022

Bonaventure  |  Mann & Restigouche  (1901)

Bonaventure  |  Mann (1921)

Bonaventure  |  Maria (1881)   Apr 2022

Bonaventure  | Maria  (1901    newly indexed

Bonaventure  |  Maria I.R. (1911)

Bonaventure  |  Maria I.R.  (1921)


A …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplan

ASAI   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin

B …     [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin, Caplan

BENA   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin

C …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin, Caplan

CLOU   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin, Caplan

D …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin

F …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin

G …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin, Caplan

GIRO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin

JACQ    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplan

L …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplan

LAHO    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin

MARB   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin

MEGA    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplan

MICE    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplan

MOBE    [CDN Marriage Extracts] Caplin, Caplan

N …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin

NICH   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin

PIGE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin

SAUN [CDN Marriage Extracts]   Caplan

SNOW   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplan

V …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  Caplin



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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