Canadian Anusim - Goals

We would like to test people of Canadian, Acadian and Cajun descent. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE YOUR SURNAME ON THE LIST BELOW.

The following are names of some ancestors who immigrated to New France during the 17th and 18th centuries. Their names were found among the lists of persons who were condemned and sought by the Inquisition (le Saint-Office). The names were found on the census of Jews as well as other sources which clearly indicated that the people with the following surnames were suspected of being descendants of Jews, even if the they were not cognizant of this fact.

Abel
Abraham (Desmarais)
Abram
Aquin, Achin
Adam
Alve
Arnaud, Arnau
Binet, Binette
Bonnin, Bonin
Bonenfant
Brun, Brunet
Carreau
Caussade, Cassado
Cardinal
Campo, Campeau
Canepannetonne, Panneton
Caron, Charron, Charron-Cabana(c)
Carr
Chaye, Deshayes
Cayat, Caya
Chavin, Chauvin
Coutou
David
Dasilva
de L'espinay, Espinay, Espina
Derry, D'Hery, Dery
Drouin
Ducas, Duguas
Dupont
Dupuy
Duran, Durand,Durante (or any form)
Dussaud, Dussault
Duval
Garau, Gareau
Gelida, Gelina, Bellemare, Lacourse, et Gelineau
Gerbert
Gilbert
Godin, Godino
Hamel, Hamelin
Jacob
Jordan
Lafond
Lambert
Lamy
Larocque, Roque, Roch
Lemoyne, Lemoine
Levesque
Mallet
Maranda
Marcoux
Martel
Martin
Moreau
Paret, Pare, Para
Petit
Pinel
Piquart
Prat, Prats, Pratt, Pratte, Duprat
Paris
Raby
Robidoux, Robidou
Rodrigues
Roger
Roussel
Serre, Serra
Simon
Vidal
Vel
Vezino, Vezina
Viana, Viano, Viancour, Vilancour, Vaillancourt