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Rice | Iroquois, Mohawk | 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  |  RICE


 

  • Surname lists: Metis, Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  Alberta, Ontario, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Iroquois, Mohawk, Ojibway, Mixed-heritage (in Chippewa settlement)
  • Associated surnames: Aientas, Alex, Alfred, Aronhiakens, Aronhienens, Asikwariserhe, Atawenrate, Ateronhio, Atonwentsine, Atkwiroton,  Barnes, Beaudet,  Calliou, Canadien, Cross-The-River, Crow, Curcio, D’Ailleboust/ Diabo, Deer, Delaronde, Delisle, Diaume, Dicaire, Fortier, Gareault, Gendron, Giasson, Guerin, Hemlock, Hubert, Jackson, Jacobs,  Kahentenhawi, Kahentienenentha, Kaientakeron,  Kaianentha, Kaientaketron, Kanakorethat, Kanatenhawi, Kane, Kaneratenhawi, Kaniawinon, Kanietanoron, Kaniserentha, Kanonkwashon,  Karhiio, Kariserata, Kariwentha, Karontariron, Karontatsi, Kawisaronkwas, Kuzyk,  Lafleur, Lahache, Latour, Lazare, Leborgne, Leclair, Lecompte, Lefebvre, Martin, McComber / Macomber, McCoy, Montour, Morris, Nelson, Nikanakwarasa, Norris, Norton, Onaktokon, Onas, Oneratakenrat, Osennehawi, Oskennontonha, Owistateken, Perras, Perthuis, Philips,  Picard,  Ransom, Ratisakhe, Sakaronhiotane,  Sakoteriiotha, Skasennilosa, Skawennenha , Skawenniooha, Soniatarowane, Sonorese, Stacey, Standup, Taiaiake, Taiekenri, Tehawennharonkwas, Teioswathe, Tekaionwaheitha, Tekaionwaritha, Tekiatennawen, Tekanenhrane,  Tekarihoken, Tekaronhianei, Terahonwensere, Tekonwakennion,  Tiowaishon, Tiohawishon, Tioronse, Tiwesha, Tsionaktiio, Tsionniati, Viau, Vincent, Visse, Wahiaronnion, Wilson.
  • Misc.: – 

 

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Diabo | Iroquois, Mohawk | 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  |  DIABO


 

  • Surname lists: Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  Ontario, Quebec, The Territories
  • Ethnicity:  Iroquois, Caughnawaga “Indian” (Yukon)
  • Associated surnames: Adams, Albany, Anenharotonko, Barnes, Beauvais, Babeux, Barnes, Beech,  Bellefleur, Bellerose, Bernard, Blequenier, Bush, Cousineau, Cross, Decire (Decaire?), Deer, Delisle, Deerhouse, Diciare,  Dufort, French, Griffiths, Heidt, Jacco, Jacobs, Jarry, Johnson, Kahentakeron, Kahentaurou, Kaiaitaiesha, Kanenhare, Kaneratine, Kanonsenhawi, Kanwenteshon, Katsienhaker, Karonhiaktat, Karonhiohare, Katsienhaker,  Kenrakenhowa, Konwawennori, Kwaronhiakwenni,Lahache, Lawson, Leborgne,Martin, McComber, Meloche, Montour, Norton, Orite, Oriwakehte, Perras, Peterson, Philippe, Phillips, Prisque, Saharie, Salois, Shuttleworth, Simpson, Skahentiioha, Skanawati, Stacey, Taylor, Tehatie, Tekahentakwa, Tetoneratoke, Thanatie, Thawenrate, Tsiorakwisen, Tsiotenhariio, Vaudrain, Vincent, Warasentha, White Eagle, Zacharie.
  • Misc.:  1. The Diabo surname was originally spelled D’ailleboust (&var.). 2. When searching through online indexes, be aware that Soundex does not recognize D’Ailleboust as a phonetic equivalent of Diabo. 3. I’ve double listed every couple in the marriage index under both the Diabo and D’Ailleboust variations to help in the searches. 4. Scroll down to External Links for more information about Charles Joseph k’Ailleboust, Sieur des Musseaux.

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May 5, 2021 Posted by | . | , | Leave a comment

Canadian | Iroquois, Mohawk | 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  |  CANADIAN


 

  • Surname lists: Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec, The Territories
  • Ethnicity:  Iroquois, Mohawk
  • 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.

 

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Francis | Metis, Abenaki, BC First Nations, Chippewa, Iroquois, Malecite, Mi’kmaq Ojibway, Saulteaux | 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  |  FRANCIS


 

  • Surname lists:  Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Territories
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Abenaki, BC First Nations, Chippewa, Iroquois, Malecite/Maliseet, Mi’kmaq, Ojibway, Saulteaux
  • Associated surnames: Abenaquis / Abenaki, Alexander, Arihotako, Augustine, Barnaby, Bear, Bernard, Caplin, Cardinal, Christmas, Dedam, Desrosiers, Deveau / Devoue, Doherty, Dusome, Francis, Ganansis, Hardy / Hardey, Harry, Herne, Iskwekanep, Jerome, Joe, King, Kaponicin Wabe / Wabey, Knockwood, Kweensensis, Labobe, Labrador, Lazare, Leborgne, Leclair, Levi / Levy, Lockwood, Lolar, Marble, McDonald, McEwen, Michel, Millier, Morrison, Munroe,  Narvie / Narvey, Nichols, Nicolas, Nocoot, Norby,  Oake, Onakarakete, Paschal, Paul, Perley, Pictou, Polches / Polchies, Rossignol, Sabastian / Sebastien, Sacobie, Sappier, Saulis / Solis, Sawatis, Skidders  / Karonhiakenhenhions, Sark, Sock, Solomon, Somerville, Tennase, Thomas, Thompson, Toby, Two Young Men, Wallace / Wallis, Ward, Williams, Wilson.
  • Misc.: – 1. Sometimes, Francis is an anglicized form of the French surname  Francois.

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Bernard |  Metis, Algonquin, Chippewa, Maliseet, Micmac, Mixed heritage: Abenaki, Cree, Iroquois, French | Surname Anchor Posts

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  |   BERNARD


 

  • Surname lists: Metis, Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  Alberta, New Brunswick, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Algonquin, Chippewa, Maliseet, Micmac, Mixed heritage: Abenaki, Cree, Iroquois, French
  • Associated surnames:  Anahawattum, Atemakekat, Barnaby / Barnabe, Basile / Bazil, Buckshot, Caplin, Chalifoux, Christmas, Cloud, Collins, Commandant, Condo, Croteau, Daigle, D’Ailleboust/Diabo, Didime / Dedame, Denys, Doucet, Dube, Ducharme, Francis, Gabriel, Ginnish, Googoo, Ishpatao, Jerome, Jocks, Julian,Kistenawattum, Knockwood, Labove, Lafford, Lambert, Langlois, Laporte, Larry, Legros, Lewis, Malle, Martin, Menikapau, Messier, Mestenepeo, Mestokosho, Meuse, Mickosihave, Moonias, Morrison, Murphy, Murray / Merry, Nicholas, Nocout, Nolin, Papineau, Paul, Perrier, Pictou, Racine, Recollet, Sacobie, Sappier, Saulis / Solis, Saulteau, Showanon, St. Louis, Sylleboy, Tanaskon, Tionatak8weinte / Nelson, Toney, Tremblay, Whiteduck, Whiteford, Whitford.
  • Misc.: – There was a Bernard living in Kahnawake in 1901 and identified as “Indian” and a later Diabo marriage.

 

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Maracle | Iroquois, Mohawk | Surname Anchor Posts

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  |  MARACLE


 

  • Surname lists: Surname Anchor Posts
  • Regions:  Ontario, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Mohawk, Six Nations
  • Associated surnames: Baptiste, Barberstock, Barnes, Barnhart, Battese, Beard / Beardy / Bardy, Blake, Blanchard, Brant, Clark, Claus, Cook. Corby, David, Doreen, Dorion, Doxtator, Farrell, Froman, General, Gonyu, Green, Haines, Heany, Higgs, Hill, Holms, Homer, Howard, Jamieson, Jaynes, Jeakyria, John, Johnson, Johnston, Laform, Leafe, Leween, Lewis, Lickers, Loft, Longboat, Magan, Martin, McKendry, Miller, Minaker, Moore, Morrill, Moses, Nash, Newhouse, Noble, Nolan, Offord, Olley, Penn, Powless, Sewell, Sears, Sero, Serrell, Simon, Smart, Smith, Sora, Staats, Shaw, Styers, Tobicoe, Turkey, van Wart, Williams.
  • Misc.: – 

 

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May 1, 2021 Posted by | . | , | Leave a comment

McComber | Iroquois, Ojibway | 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  |  MCCOMBER


 

  • Surname lists:   Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Iroquois, Ojibway
  • Associated surnames: Ahionhakeron, Asikwarisere, Atonnionk, Atsienharonkwas, Beauvais, Benedict, Brint, Canadian / Canadien, Capitaine, Cross-the-River, Deer, Deerhouse, Dejean, Delaronde, Diabo / D’Ailleboust, Delormier, Dorais, Dront, Fitzpatrick, Giasson, Jacobs, Jocks, Johnson, Kahentaronkwa, Kaheriton, Kahnetanoron, Kahonwinwtha, Kaiakon, Kanawato, Kanetakte, Karennatha, Karhakenhiate, Karhonnens, Karonhiohare, Katsirakeron, Kawennaroroks,  Kawennesakhe, Konwahtentiase, Konwaiesha, Konwaronhiakwenni, Lacombe, Laurent, Leclair, McGregor, Monette, Monique, Montour, Morris, Ohonwateken, Onenkirohon, Oronhiatakon, Oronhiatekha, Ouellet, Owennokon, Owistateken, Perras, Perron, Phillips, Raientonni, Rice / Raice, Skasennati, Skawennati, Sontontieronte, Stacey, Stalk, St. James, Taiaike, Taronhiakethon, Tehatie, Tehonwakanere, Tekahonwensere, Tekentarasken, Tiohatekwen, Tiosakeniannhen, Vincent, Walker, Williams.
  • Misc.: –  McComber has also been spelled as Macomber, and more rarely, McCumber.

 

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Sanderson | Metis, Chippewa, Cree, Mixed-heritage: Cree, Scottish, French, English | 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  |   SANDERSON


 

  • Surname lists: Metis, Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Western Canada, The Territories
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Chippewa, Cree, Mixed-heritage: Cree, Scottish, French, English
  • Associated surnames: Adhemar, Anderson, Asham, Atkinson, Beardy, Beauchamp, Beaulieu, Belanger, Birston, Bluecoat, Cameron, Chartier, Clark, Corrigal, Davis / Kitchi-kee-jee-kook / Otakwayahik, Denome / Desnomme, Ducharme, Fidler, Flamand / Flammand, Fournier, Frank, Hart, Hourie, House, Inkster, Kennedy, Lagemoniere / Lagemodiere, Lambert, Laviolette, Lecou, Letendre, Mandeville, Manger-de-Lard, McKay, McLeod, McNab, Missiqabit / Missyabit, Moose Hunter, Morrison, Norn, Norquay, Paquet / Paquette, Pelletier, Sabiston, Sanson, Sinclair, Smith, Stove, Swain, Swampy, Tanner, Tate, Tourangeau, Whitford.
  • Misc.:  1. Some Metis Sandersons are known by the Saunder (& var.) as well as Sandison surname. 2.  This post does not focus on Saunders/Sandison, but you can use the Search Box in the sidebar to reach census and marriage records for both those surnames.  2. Scroll down to External Links for some Sanderson biographies.

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Jacob, Jacobs | BC First Nations, Cayuga, Chipewyan,, Chippewa, Cree, Delaware,  Iroquois, Nakota Seneca, Oneida, Sioux, Six Nations, Tuscarora | 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  |  JACOBS


 

  • Surname lists:  Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  BC First Nations, Cayuga, Chipewyan,, Chippewa, Cree, Delaware,  Iroquois, Nakota Seneca, Oneida, Sioux, Six Nations, Tuscarora
  • Associated surnames: Akwirentha,  Albani / Albany, Andre, Arakwente, Armstrong,  Aronhiawakon,  Aronhiawiontha,  Arquette / Arquit,  Douglas,  Auger, Beaman Terrance,  Bielawsky, Billings, Bonspille, Boyer, Brown, Bull, Canadien, Cardinal, Clalamin, Clare, Cole, Cook,  Coppaway, Dan, Deer, Dejean, Delisle, Diales, Douglas, Fann, Florence, Foote, Gabriel, Garrow, Goodleaf, Gray, Hall, Herne, Hemlock, Hill, Horne, Hubert, Jacco, Jack, Jamieson, Jocks, Jocko,  Johnson, Johnston,  Jones, Kanonsese, Kawennanhente, Kakwiraton, Kanatakenhiate, Karenharonkwas,, Karontataration, Kanatonni, Karakwenta, Karonhiawan, Karonhienhawitha, Karoniaronkwas, Katarontie, Kateraks, Katsitsianoron, Katsitsienhasi, Kawennaren, Kawisonnes, King, Lazare,  Leaf,  Leclair, Lewis, Mallette, Martin, McComber,  McGregor, Menomene / Omunomenee,  Mitchell,  Monck, Monique / Monick, Montour, Murray, Nikaiataa, Ninijiwehs, Niwatenhraa, Noah, Oneratwenrate, Onienkohton, Pamajewong, Patton, Perras, Pheasant, Phillips, Pierre, Ransom, Remun, Robertson, Ronakarakete, Roundpoint, Sako8ihe, Sancrainte, Satagarat, Satekaierha, Satehoronhies, Sawatis, Singleton, Skahetatii, Sky, Smoke, Snake, Sonores, Sonowenhon, Sonsennakarati,  Square, Stumff / Wahiaronkwas, Tarbell, Taronkowa, Taylor, Tehonwaskawenten, Tekerihitakwen, Teiokwirake / Hemlock, Tekanatakwen, Terrance, Thawihate, Thomas, Thompson, Tiaokenrat, Tierente, Tihaweron, Tobias, Tobico, Tsioiehon, Tsiotketskwen, Vincent, Waienhawe, Waiaronnion, Wenniseriio, White, Williams, Zacharie.
  • Misc.: – 

 

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McGregor | Algonquin, Chippewa,  Iroquois, Mi’kmaq, Ojibway, Mixed-heritage: Scottish | Surname Anchor Post

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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  |   MCGREGOR


 

  • Surname lists:  Surname Anchor Posts.  
  • Regions:  Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Algonquin, Chippewa,  Iroquois, Mi’kmaq, Ojibway, Mixed-heritage: Scottish
  • Associated surnames: Awennaietha,  Beaudet  / Katarankenrat,  Beaudoin, Boyce, Chenier,  Chipakijikokwe / Riel,  Commandant,  Curotte / Akwiratekha,  Curotte / Sohratowane,  Decanti / Dekanti, Delorimier  / Oronhiatekha,  French, Gervais, Hill / Tiiaokenrat,  Jacquot / Jacot,  Johnson, Kahentison / Jacobs, Kahentokwas,  Katarakenrat / Beaudet, Lahache Sawentas,  Lajeunesse,  Latour / Villiot,  Laurent/Lawrence Skawennati,  Leclair / Beaudet / Katarakenrat, McComber  / Katsirakeron,  Mc Grayer, Montour, Morin, Nitiohionha, Oneratwenrate, Ononkwatkowa,, Ouellet / Wahoianonnente, Pinsonnault, Recollet, Schmitt / Smith, Scott, Shoronkwaskon, Skawennetsi, Soteriioskon, Tiiaokenrat Hill, , Turpin, Vanier, Vincent, Waboose, Wathaine Philippe.
  • Misc.:  1. The Quebec First-Nations McGregors descend from at least two distinct lineages. The External Links at the foot of the post lead to further information. 2. In some databases, the McGregor surname is indexed as Mc Gregor (with a space in the middle).

 

 

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