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Caplin | Abenaki, Mi’kmaq | Surname Anchor Post

Index: 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.


  • 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, Julian (Upd. 2023)
    • Labauve, Lamkouine, Laroque, Lavigne, Louisotte
    • Marchand, Martin, Metallic, Michel, Millier, Morrisson / Morrison
    • Nilson, Noel
    • Pominville, Prisk / Prisque, Richard (Upd. 2023)
    • 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)

Bonaventure  |  Mann & Restigouche  (1901)

Bonaventure  |  Mann (1921)

Bonaventure  |  Maria (1881)

Bonaventure  | Maria  (1901)

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



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