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Bear (+ compound surnames) | Metis, BC First Nations, Blackfoot, Cree, Malecite / Maliseete, Mi’kmaq, Mohawk, Ojibway, Ottawa, Plains Cree, Stoney, Sioux | 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  |  BEAR +


  • Surname lists: Surname Anchor Posts, Metis [ON]
  • Regions: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan and The Territories
  • Ethnicity: Metis, BC First Nations, Blackfoot, Cree, Malecite / Maliseete, Mi’kmaq, Mohawk, Ojibway, Ottawa, Plains Cree, Stoney, Sioux
  • Associated surnames:  Ballantyne, Ballendine, Basque, Beads, Becker, Belanger, Berard, Bernard, Bird, Black Kettle, Blood, Briscoe, Brown, Buck, Burnstick, Butterfly, Callihoe, Cardinal, Caribou, Clements, Colomb, Cameron, Daylight, Dedam, Deschamps, Desmarais, Doiron, Dostons, Ellis, Erasmus, Francis, Garrioch, Goat, Guimond, Headman, Hill, Hogoboam, Isbister, Joachim, Joe, Johnstone, Jourdain, Kennedy, Landry, Lavallee, Lecoq, Lewey, Light, Lola, Maccalum, Many Shots, Marchimooswa, Mark, McCallum, McDonald, McIvor, Michel, Monias, Monks, Montour / Monture, Morning Bull, Morin, Moulton, Nabais, Nicolas, Old Pan, Paul, Perley, Quill, Quintal, Saulis / Solis, Sappier, Shawkence, Smith, Stonechild, Stroschein, Tate / Tait,Thomas, Twofish, Spotted One, Yellow Wings, Young,
  • Misc.: – Some Bear compound surnames include: Bearfoot / Barefoot, Bear Bull, Bear Chief, Bearhead, Bearleg, Bear Man, Bear Hat, Bearhead, Bear Shirt, Bearskins, Bearspaw, Big Bear, Brown Bear, Chik Bear, Grey Bear, Little Bear, Many Bears, Old Bear Skin, Small Bear, Swift Bear, The Bear, Walking Bear, Weasel Bear, White Bear, Yellow Bear. (Beardy not included in this post)

CENSUS DISTRICTS  |  BEAR +


ALBERTA

Bow River | Indian Reserves (1921) Bear Shirt, Little Bear, Many Bears

Calgary | Sarcee Indian Reserve (1906) Bear, Bearspaw, Little Bear

Calgary | Stony Indian Reserve  (1911) Bear, Bearspaw

Calgary West | Stoney Reserve (1921) Bears, Bearspaw

Edmonton | Indian Reserve 121, 122 (1906) Bear

Edmonton | Indian Reserve  (1911) Bearhead, Small Bear

Edmonton | 149 (1906) Bear Skin

Edmonton East | City of Edmonton (1921) Bearease, Bearskins, Old Bear Skin

Edmonton West | Lesser Slave Lake Agency  (1921) Brown Bear

Macleod | Paigan Reserve  (1921) Weasel Bear

MacLeod | Sarcee Reserve  (1921) Little Bear

Marquette | Indian Reserves [30-55]  (1921) Bear Bull

NWT | Saddle Lake, Whitefish Lake (1901) Bears Skin, Bearscars

Selkirk | Selkirk (Town) Indian Reserves  (1921) Bear

Strathcona | Ermine, Skin, Samson and Bobtail I.R. (1906) The Bear, White Bear

Strathcona | Hobbema Bobtail  (1911) White Bear

Terr | Blood Reserve (1901) Little Bear

Terr | Edmonton Ag-2 (1901) Bear

Terr | Edmonton Agenc  (1901) Bear, Bearshead

Terr | Hobbema Agency | Cree [1901) White Bear

Terr | Hobbema Agency (1921) White Bear

Terr | Stony Agency  (1901) Bear, Bearspaw

Bears in Strathcona | Edmonton (City) (1921) Bear

Bears in MacLeod | Blood Agency (1921) Bear

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Burrard | Cassiar (Stikine) (1901) Bear, Bearleg

Comox-Atlin | Atlin 50  (1911)

Bears in Cariboo | Stuart Lake Agency (1921) Bear

MANITOBA

Marquette | Birtle Town (1901) Bearbull

Marquette | Waywayseecappos  (1911) Bear Bull, Swift Bear

Selkirk | Clandeboye Agency (1911) Bear

Selkirk | Fisher River Indian Reserve (1911) Bear

Bear in Selkirk | 5 (1921) Bear

Bears in Brandon | Township 10 … (1921) Bear

Bears in Springfield | Indian Reserve (1921) Bear

NEW BRUNSWICK

Carleton | Woodstock I.R. (1911)

Victoria-Madawaska | Tobique (1911) Bear

York | South Western Division  (1911) Bear

Bear in St. John & Albert | Provincial Hospital (1921) Bear

Bears in Victoria & Carleton | Perth Indian Reserve (1921) Bear

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

NWT | Indian Reserves 1911) Bear

NWT | Lac Seul (1911) Bearman

NWT | One Man’s Lake (1911) Bear

ONTARIO

Algoma | Rat Portage and Savanne Agency XX-2  (1901) Bear

Algoma East | Brunswick (1911) Bear

Algoma East | Indian Reserve  (1921) Bearfoot

Algoma East | Missanabie, Chapleau …  (1921) Bear

Brant South | Tuscarora (1881) Barehouse

Brant | Tuscarora 12 (1852) Bearfoot

Brant | Tuscarora 28  (1911) Barefoot

Brant | Tuscarora E-2  (1901)

Brant | Tuscarora E-3  (1901) Barefoot, Bearfoot

Brant South | Tuscarora (1881) Barehouse (?)

Haldimand I.R. (50) | (1911) Barefoot

Haldimand & Monck | Oneida I.R.  (1901) Barefoot, Bearfoot

Lambton West | Sombra and Walpole Island  (1921) Bearfoot

Middlesex West | Caradoc  (1881) Bear

Middlesex | Chippewa Indian Reserve (1911) Barefoot, White Bear

Nipissing | Montreal River & Temagami Lake Q(1)-2 (1901) White Bear

Norfolk North | Townsend (1881) Barefooot

Port Arthur and Kenora | Indian Reserve (1921) Bear, Bearman

Thunder Bay and Rainy River | Wabigoon (1911) Bares, Bear

Victoria | Perth  (1901) Bear

Barefoot in Brantford | Brantford (City) Ward 5 (1921) Barefoot poss. Mohawk 68 46

QUEBEC

Bonaventure | Mann & Restigouche i (1901) Bear

Bonaventure | Maria 1881) Bear

Bonaventure | Maria  (1901) Bear

Bonaventure | Maria I.R. (1911) Bear

Chateauguay | Sault St. Louis  (1901) Bear Foot

Pontiac | Opasatika (1911) White Bear

Pontiac-Temiscamingue | Temiskaming I.R. (1921) Chik Bear

SASKATCHEWAN

Assiniboia | Moose Mountain I.R. (1911) Bear, White Bear

Battleford | Indian Agency (1901) Bear

Battleford | Indian Reserve 52 |  (1911) Bear

Battleford | Indian Reserves 119,120  (1911) Little Bear

Battleford | Indian Reserves (1921) Bears, Walking Bear

Humboldt | Gordon and Muskow-ekwum I.R.  (1906) White Bear, Yellow Bear

Prince Albert | Pelican Narrows (1911) Bear

Prince Albert | Petaquakeys I.R.  (1911) Bear

Sask. District | 42A (1906) Bear

Terr | Touchwood Agency  (1901) The Small Bear, White Bear

Terr | Carleton Agency (1) (1901) Bear

Terr | Duck Lake Agency  (1901) Bear

Terr | Moose Lake  (1901) Bear

Terr | Pas Agency 4 (1901) Bear

Terr | Pine Bluff (1901) Bear

Terr | Prince Albert East (1901) Bear

Terr | Prince Albert North (1901) Bear, Swift Bear

Bear, White Bear in Assiniboia | Indian Reserve (1921) Bear, White Bear

Bears in North Battleford | Indian Agency (1921) Bear

Bears in Prince Albert | [223-34] (1921) Bear

Bears in Prince Albert | Carlton Agency (1921) Bear

Bears in Prince Albert | Duck Lake Agency (1921) Bear

Bears in Prince Albert | Le Pas Agency (1921) Bear

Bears in Prince Albert | Lac La Ronge (1921) Bear

Bears in Saltcoats | Melville (Town) Indian Reserve (1921) Bear

Bears in Qu’Appelle-Saskatchewan | Crooked Lake (1921) Bear

THE TERRITORIES

Terr | Crooked Lake Agency (1901) Bear

Terr | Keewatin c-2 (1901) Bear

Terr | Keewatin C-4  (1901) Bear

Unorg | Athabaska A-5 (1901) Bear, White Bear


MARRIAGES  |  BEAR +



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

D  …. | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts]

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

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

F  ….  | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts]

GIRO …  | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts

H  …  | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts

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

I …. | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MOBE … | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts

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

P  …  | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WHEE – Z | Native – First Peoples – Metis [CDN Marriage Extracts]



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

List of Iroquois Confederacy Surnames (ON, QC)

Index: The Mi’kmaq in Canadian Census Records

List of Metis Surnames of Ontario

List of Wabanaki Confederacy Surnames (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI, Quebec)

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