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Dufond | Metis, Algonquin | 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, Metis [ON]
  • Regions:  Ontario, Quebec, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Algonquin
  • Associated surnames:   Blondeau / Blandeau, Desbiens, Fisher / Pinesiwabanokwe, Inini, Jabot, Kaponicin, Kijia, Kiweamokwe, Kiweanokwe / Kotokokomis, Labrosse, Laplante, McIsaac, Minens, Mokitewanokwe, Nawakjikikik, Ochkipine, Otaikwe, Pinesiwabanokwe, Piskane, Plante, Racette, Simon, Tnini, Wabanokwe
  • Misc.: – 1. Dufond spelling variations include: Dufond and Desfonts, Dufond is the standard Algonquin spelling. 2. There were several early Dufond lineages including: Amable Dufond / Nawadjikiji, & Marie Catherine Kiweanokwe, Michel Dufond / Commandant & Susanne Godin, and Amable Dufond / Napons & Elizabeth Fisher / Minjaki [Source: Jean-Guy Paquin].



Renfrew North | Unorg. Terr. Nipissing, Mattawa  (1881)

Renfrew North | Indian Reserve  (1911)

Renfrew South | Griffith & Matawatchan (1901) newly indexed


BLAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

D  …. [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON-QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip)

DOKIS [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON-QC]

KASA   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

L  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

LAHO [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

MCCU [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON]

N … [CDN Marriage Extracts]

O … [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]

PIGE [CDN Marriage Extracts] [ON-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

THOR  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC]


Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists


French Canadian Pioneers: The Defonds of Quebec

November 18, 2021 - Posted by | . | , , ,

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