A Canadian Family

First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

Cayen, Cayer (Caille, Cahier) | Metis, Algonquin, Mixed-heritage | 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 NOTES  |  CAYEN, CAYER


  • Surname lists: Surname Anchor Posts
  • Regions:  Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Algonquin, Mixed-heritage: French
  • Associated surnames:  Adam, Beaulieu, Canada / Kananta, Chabot, Chausse, Commandant, Cotit, Dumont, Ennethechap, Etlacolet, Faisant, Germain, Henri / PiedBlanc, Laframboise, Latour, McGillis, Mercier, Mongons, Morin, Okjik / Otshik, Oncinabekwe, Pajitzakwazamokwe, Patenaude, Piche, Roy, Spence, Stevens / Stephen / Anakin, Sutherland, Tourangeau, Whitford.
  • Misc.: –  1. Scroll down to foot of post for external link to Metis biography of Alexander Cayen. 2. These are 3 of the early Algonquin Cayer couples: Francois Cayer & Veronique Morin, Gabriel Cayer & Marie Anne Commandant, Louis Cayer & Louise Commandant [Source: Jean-Guy Paquin].  3. In a comment below, Françoise de Montigny-Pelletier points out that there are Ojibway Chayers and Chayer is a variation of Cayer.


CENSUS DISTRICTS  |  CAYEN, CAYER


QUEBEC

Wright | Lytton Sicotte, Baskatong (1921)

Wright | Maniwaki I.R.  (1911)

Wright | Maniwaki I.R. (1921)

TERRITORIES

Assiniboia West | Medicine Hat North N(1)  (1901)

Unorg. Territories | Athabaska A-1  (1901)


MARRIAGES  |  CAYEN, CAYER


A  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [SK]

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

CARI [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB-QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

CLOU  [CDN Marriage Extracts] [QC ]

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

L  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Metis Scrip]

ROBE [CDN Marriage Extracts]  

SNOW [CDN Marriage Extracts] [AB-Western Canada Metis Scrip]

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

WHE– Z [CDN Marriage Extracts] [Western Canada Metis Scrip]



INDEXES

Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists

OTHER POSTS

French Canadian Pioneers: The Cayers of Quebec

EXTERNAL LINKS

Cayen / Boudreau, Alexandre (m. McGillis) [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

November 19, 2021 - Posted by | . | ,

3 Comments »

  1. Kwe!

    Est-ce qu’il y a un lien entre le nom CAYER et celui de CHAYER? Des CHAYER auraient des origines ojibways.

    Merci!

    Le ven. 19 nov. 2021 à 10:10, A Canadian Family a écrit :

    > Evelyn Yvonne Theriault posted: ” 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 ” >

    Like

    Comment by Françoise de Montigny-Pelletier | November 20, 2021 | Reply

    • Bonjour,
      Question interessante. C’est vraie aussi que Chayer est une variation de Cayer. I va falloir que je revois ca 🙂
      Evelyn

      Like

      Comment by Evelyn Yvonne Theriault | November 24, 2021 | Reply

      • J’ai ajoute ton commentaire dans le “post”. Merci.

        Like

        Comment by Evelyn Yvonne Theriault | November 24, 2021 | Reply


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s