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An Acadian Parish Reborn

Post–Deportation Argyle – First 50 Years of Catholic Parish Records 1799-1849


Surnames Index

In order to preserve the originality and authenticity of the archival record, names appearing in the database have been transcribed there in the exact form in which they appear in the register entry. The search capabilities of the database, however, have been designed to return all the variations of a particular surname within a single search for results on that name.

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Alexis

Amant

Amirault

Amirau, Amiraud, Amiraut, Amirault, Amiraux, Amireau, Amireaux, Amiro, Amirot, Miraux, Mireau, Mirold

Anderson



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Babin

Belenfant

Beliard

Belivaux

Belivau, Belivaux, Beliveau, Beliveaux, Belivo, Belivos

Benson

Betridge

Bevridge

Blanchard

Note: The first settler of this name was Jean-Marie Blanchard. He was a black man who married and settled in the vicinity of Quinan, Yarmouth County. Some branches of his family adhere to the name Blanchard and other used the word "Marie" as a surname.

Blaney

Boniface

Boudreau

Bouderaut, Bouderaux, Boudero, Bouderot, Boudreau,

Bourque

Bouquet, Bouquier, Bourg, Bourke, Bourqois, Bourque
Note: Sometimes confused with "Burke", an Irish catholic name in Argyle.

Boutier

Boutier, Bouttier

Boyer

Boyle

Burke

Burk, Burke
Note: Sometimes confused with "Bourque", an Acadian name in Argyle.

Buttler

Byrne



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Callahan

Calahan, Callahan, Calleghan, Callighan

Campbell

Castin

Chandler

Chichaw

Chichaw, Chishaw

Christiern

Ciley

Clarke

Clark, Clarke

Claude

Clément

Clermont

Clairement, Clairmont, Clermon, Clermont

Clune

Cody

Colin

Colin, Collins

Comeau

Cook

Cornwall

Corporon

Corperon, Corporan, Corporant, Corporin, Corporon

Cottreau

Cotereau, Cotero, Coterot, Cotraux, Cotreau, Cotro, Cotteraux, Cottereau, Cottero, Cotterot, Cottrau, Cottreau, Courtois, Couttero,

Crayton



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Daly

Daily, Dalay, Daly

d'Auteuil

Davis

de Bouillon

Dealy

Delaney

d'Entremont

Devault

Devault, Devaux, Deveaux, Devot

deVillers

Devilaire, deViller, deVillers

Devine

Donahue

Donnelly

Devine

Donovan

Donahue

Doucet

Doucai, Doucet, Doucete, Doucette, Douct, Douscet, Douscete, Douset, Dousete, Dousset

Dugau

Duggan

Duggan, Duggin

Dulain

Doulain, Dulain, Dulin, Dulon

Duon

Duhon, Duon, Duont, Durant, Duyon
Note: the common form of the name today is d'Eon.

Dy



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Eldridge

Eptemek



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Faindelet

Fan

Farrell

Fitzgerald

Fazgeral, Fazgerel, Fitzgeral, Fitzgerald

Fire

Frontain

Frantin, Fratin, Frontain, Frontin



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Gautier

Gavel

Gearn

Glendenning

Glendenning, Glendinning

Gobes

Godet

Goodwin

Goodden, Goodwin

Gorman

Gourdaut

Gourdault, Gourdaut



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Haffer

Harrington

Hartfield

Hartfield, Hartvuel

Hebert

Henard

Henard, Hinard

Hines

Holon

Hutchinson

Hypson



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Jacquard

Jacquard, Jacquards, Jacquart, Jaquard, Jarand, Jocard

Julie



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Keef

Keef, Kiffe

Keenan

Kelly

Kealy, Kelley, Kelly

Kenini

Kenini, Kinnini

Kill

Kirk



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Labrador

Lalande

Lalesen

Landry

Landri, Landry

Lanigan

Larkin

Larkin, Larking

Le Roi

LeBlanc

Lefevre

Lefebvre, LeFeve, Lefevre

Leger

Lelonde

Lennox

Lennox, Lenox

Lonergan

Lonergan, Lonergran, Longergan



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MacCarthy

Macarty, MacCarthy, McCarthy, McCarty

MacDevitt

MacDevitt, McDevitt

MacGrath

MacGrath, McGrath

MacIver

MacMahon

MacMahon, McMahon

MacManus

MacManus, McManus, McMannus

MacNamara

Malone

Malona, Malone, Mellone, Melon, Melone, Melongue, Melonne

Mançon

Maphre

Maffre, Mafre, Maph, Maphre, Mauf, Moff, Moffe
Note: This surname which is extinct in South Western Nova Scotia was also for some reason entered as "Bertrand" in many records but not these parish records (1799-1849).

Marchand

Marie

Note: The first settler of this name was Jean-Marie Blanchard. He was a black man who married and settled in the vicinity of Quinan, Yarmouth County. Some branches of his family adhere to the name Blanchard and other used the word "Marie" as a surname.

Martin

Maurice

Maurice, Morise, Morices

M'Clelam

Melanson

Melancon, Melançon, Melanson, Mélencon, Mélenson

Michau

Melanson

Melancon, Melançon, Melanson, Mélencon, Mélenson

Moulaison

Molesan, Molezons, Mouleson, Moulaison, Moulaisons, Moulaizons

Note: Although they are two distinctively different surnames, there is often confusion between Moulaison and Melanson.

Muice

Meuse, Mieuce, Mious, Miuce, Mius, Muice, Muise

Mugent

Mulkaky

Murphy

Murphey, Morphei, Morphey, Morphi, Morphy, Murphy



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Nelson

Nickerson

Nugent



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O'Bird

Hallibette, Hauberde, Hoborde, Oberte, O'Bird, O'birt, Oborde, Oburd, O'Burd
Note: the common form of the name today is Hubbard.

O'Conel

O'Conel, O'Connel

O'Connor

O'Conner, O'Connor

O'Neil

Onel, Onil



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Pal

Patten

Paten, Patten

Paul

Pellerin

Pelerin, Pellerin

Pendergast

Peter

Pictou

Pierre

Pool

Porrier

Porter

Pothier

Poitier, Pothier, Potier, Potter, Pottier, Poytier, Oborde, Oburd, O'Burd

Power

Prondergast



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Quoimineau

Cominau, Cominaud, Cominot, Quiminaud, Quoimineau, Quominaud
Note: This unusual surname appears to have been created by the priest, Father Jean Mandé Sigogne. The original member of this family found in the parish registers was a black man with the surname "Hatfield".



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Rafferty

Rafferty, Rafforty

René

Reneche

Reynard

Richard

Robbins

Robain, Robin, Robins, Robbins, Robyne

Robichau

Robichau, Robichaud, Robichaut, Robicheau, Robicho, Robichot

Rogers

Rogers, Rodgers

Rosalie

Rose

Russell

Russel, Russell



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Saulnier

Saulné, Saulnier, Soynié

Shea

Sheehan

Smyth

Stafford

Sullivan

Surette

Suret, Surete, Surette



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Terrio

Thibeau

Thibaud, Thibault, Thibeau, Tibau, Tibeau

Thibodeau

Trahan



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Walis

Walsh

Wrayton



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Young



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