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Klyne | Metis, Chippewa,  Mixed-heritage Cree, French, German | 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 in no means complete!





  • Surname lists: Metis, Surname Anchor Posts
  • Regions: Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Western Canada Metis
  • Ethnicity:  Metis, Chippewa,  Mixed-heritage Cree, French, German
  • Associated surnames: Alary / Allary, Aleck, Amyotte, Auger,  Barthelette, Beauchemin, Beaulieu, Bellegarde,  Blandion,  Boucher, Burk, Cadot / Cadotte,  Campbell,  Cardinal, Carriere, Carufel,  Cyr,  Davis,  Daze, Desjardins, Desjarlais, Desmarais, Donald, Ducharme, Fagnant, Flamand / Flammand, Gamon, Gosselin, Grouette, Hupe / Huppe, Kavanaugh, Kelly, Lafontaine, Lafournaise, Lafrance, Landry, Laplante, Latreille, Martin,  McDougall,  McKay,  Morin,  Parisien, Patterson,  Pelletier, Pelletier / Racette,  Poitras, Racette,  Rainville,  St. Denis,  St. Pierre, Vallee.
  • Misc.:  1. The founding couple of the Metis Klynes of western Canada are Michel Klyne (son of Jean Adam Klyne, German Auxiliary Troops) and Suzanne Lawrence Cardinal (Metis). 2.  Surname variations include: Cline, Clyne, Kline


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