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Canadian | Iroquois, Mohawk, Slavi | 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,  Iroquois
  • Regions:  New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec, The Territories
  • Ethnicity:  Iroquois, Mohawk, Slavi
  • Associated surnames:  Aientonni, Akwennionst, Ariwakennhen, Aronhiaronnions, Atiesa, Atihentonko, Atonwentsiiostha, Beauvais, Bond, Briwakennhen, Brooks, Bush, Canoe, Cross, Cross-The-River, Daoust, Deerhouse, Delisle , Delorimier, Diaume, Dicaire, Filiatrault, French, Garcien / Gatien, Gregoire, Guerin, Hill, Horning, Jacobs, Jodoin, Kahontiiostha, Kaiatitakhe, Karakwioo, Karhiio, Karonhienhawe, Kasennakenho, Katsitsiaro, Katsitsioronkas, Konwarakwenni. Laforce, Leborgne, McComber, Moon, Niioieren, Oronhiakenwaton, Osaherakenrat, Perras, Rice,  Raientonni, Rotsihen, Sanont, Satehoronhies, Skahetatii, Sky, Soherese, Tanahokathe / Thonahokathe, Tekahavakina, Tekahentake, Tekonwakennion, TewethieThompson, Thonahokate, Tierente, Tiiaoserathe, Tiohatekwen / Lindo, Tsiaoserathe, Wahienhawi, Watentine, Watsennine,
  • Misc.: 1. The original form of the Canadian surname is Canadien. 2. If you scroll down to External Links, you’ll find some extra information about Big John Canadien.






Carlton | Woodstock I.R. (1911)

York |  St. Mary’s (1901)

York | South Western Division I.R.  (1911)



Algoma East  |  Manitowaning I.R.  (1911)



Chateauguay | Sault St. Louis  (1901)

Chateauguay  |  Sault-St-Louis I. R.   (1911)

Chicoutimi & Saguenay  |  Natashquan  (1901)

Laprairie-Napierville | Caughnawaga I.R. (1921)

Maisonneuve  |  Montreal, Canadien in Hochelaga  (1901) 

Maisonneuve  | Canadiens in Montreal  (1911) 

Montreal  |  Canadiens in St. Antoine (1901)


The Territories  

Mackenzie D-2   (1901)

Northwest Territories  |  Fort Providence  (1911)  July 2021





ASAI …   | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]


BAST   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]


BRAS   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [NB]


C … [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]


COON  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


D  …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


DELM   [CDN Marriage Extracts] 


F  …. [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]


GIRO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


HERY [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


J …  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]


JACQ   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]


LAUG   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


MOBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]


OKAN  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


ROBE   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  


SIMO   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]


THAN  [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

Index: Headstones of Kahnawak:ke Catholic Cemetery



Big John of Kahnawake, Quebec

Jean Baptiste Raientonni CANADIEN (Big John) & Malvina MCCOMBER of Kahnawake

Historical Document: Jean Baptiste Raiontonni (aka Canadien) m. Malvina McComber (Caughnawaga, 1863)

Jean Baptiste Raintonni Canadien (aka Big John), burial record

They Passed Through Kahnawake: William Edouard Horning and Emma Canadien

Dark Angel Visits Caughnawaga With Tidings of Chief White Cloud’s Death (1931) | Surnames: Atrenho, Canadian/Canadien, Jocks

Reader Query: Canadien Tanahokathe, Louis-Alexandre m. Guerin Celine

The Beauvais/Canadien Families of Kahnawake and Maine

Att: Beauvais & Canadien Families of Kahnawake or New York




Adventure of Big John Canadian, Johnny Beauvais [Kahnawake, A Mohawk Look at Canada] 

Big John’s Boat (pg. 71), Chris Willmore, curator [Settler Accounts to 1900] 

Canadien, Big John [Dictionary of Canadian Biography] 

Les rapides de Lachine, autrefois le royaume des passeurs iroquois [Radio-Canada] 




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