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ORIGINAL (FRENCH) NAME

CURRENT (ENGLISH) NAME

Prov./State
Acadie - Acadia
Nova Scotia
N.S.
Acadieville
Little Arichat Village/West Arichat
N.S.
Almaville
Shawinigan-Sud
Que.
Annapolis Riviere
Dauphin River
N.S.
Anse à la Piroque
Stewart Cove
P.E.I.
Anse aux Habitants
Kingsport
N.S.
Anse aux Morts
Mermaid Cove
P.E.I.
Anse aux Sangliers
Holland Cove
P.E.I.
Anse des LeBlanc
Clare
N.S.
Anse du Compte Saint-Pierre
Keppoch
P.E.I.
Anse du Débarquement
Port-Lajoie Landing Place
P.E.I.
Anse Dubuisson
Walker's Cove
P.E.I.
Arichat
Richmond
N.S.
Aukpaque
Springhill
N.S.
Babineau Village
Salisbury
  N.S.
Baccareau
Barrington
N.S.
Baie de Chipoudy
Shepody Bay
  N.S.
Baie des Espagnols
Sydney
 N.S.
Baie Française
Bay of Fundy
 N.S.
Baie Des Espagnols, Ile Royale
Sidney North
N.S.
Baie des Mages
Machias Bay
ME
Baie Ste-Marie, Acadie
Church Point
N.S.
Bassin Des Mines
Minas Basin
N.S.
Beaubassin
Amherst, Cumberland Basin
 N.S.
Beauséjour
Fort Cumberland/Sackville
 N.B.
Beausoleil
Boundary Creek
  N.B.
Bonnapétit
Jonathan Creek
N.B.
(La) Bouteillerie
Kamouraska
Que.
Cap Blanc
Cape Cod
MA
Cap Fendu
Cape Split
N.S.
Cap Fourchu
Yarmouth
N.S.
Cap Pelé
Cape Bald
N.B.
Cap Poutrincourt
Cape Split
 N.S.
Cap Saint-Louis
Cap George
 N.S.
Cap Thédore
Cape Jeddore
N.S.
Cap Traverse
Borden
P.E.I.
Casco (Fort)
Portland
ME
Cascumpec
Bloomfield
P.E.I.
Chebooktoosk
Bouctouche
N.B.
Chedabouctou
Guysborough
 N.S.
Chezzacook
Halifax
N.S.
Chibenakadie
Shubenacadie
N.S.
Chibouctou/Chebucto
Halifax
N.S.
Chibouctouche
Bouctouche
N.B.
Chicaben
Church Point
N.S.
Chignectou
Cumberland
N.B.
Chipoudy/Village-a-Honore
Hopewell Hill/Hillsborough
N.B.
Cobequid/Coquebid
Truro
N.S.
Cobequid/Coquebid Village/Cove d'Eglise
Masstown
N.S.
Colonie des Bourgeois
Amherst
N.S.
Côte d'Or
Cocagne
N.B.
Cove d'Église
Masstown
 N.S.
Douaguek
Union City
ME
Dauphin River
Annapolis River
 N.S.
Des Mines
Minas Basin
 N.S.
Ejetcaik
Shédiac
N.B.
Ekoupag
Maugerville/St. John River
N.B.
Étang des Barges
Stanhope
 
Étang du Cap
Big Pond
 
Fort Duquesne
Pittsburg
MA
Fort Frederic
St. John
N.B.
Fort Gaspareau
Port Elgin
N.B.
Fort Lameron
Yarmouth
N.S.
Fort Latour
St-Jean/Parrtown
N.B.
Fort Managouèche
St. John
N.B.
Fort Medotec
Woodstock
N.B.
Fort Pentagouët
Castine
ME
Fort Saint-Louis
Fort Latour
N.B.
Fort Sainte-Marie
Riverport
N.S.
Fourchu
Yarmouth
N.S.
French Village, Acadie
Little Bras d'Or
N.S.
Fronsac
Canso
N.S.
Gascogne
Diligent River
N.S.
Gedaque
Shédiac
N.B.
Gédiac
Shédiac
N.B.
Girouard Village
Tupperville
N.S.
Grand Ruisseau, Acadie
Port-Royal
N.S.
Grande Baie
Plymouth
N.S.
Grande Digue
Poulamond
N.S.
Grand Habitant
Kentville
N.S.
Grand Sault
Grand Falls
N.B.
Grande Anse
Orwell Bay
P.E.I.
Grande Pré des Mines
Grand Pré
N.S.
Grosse Ile
Parrsboro
 
Havre aux Castors
Beaver Harbour
N.S.
Havre Fourchu
Yarmouth Bay
N.S.
Havre au Mage
Machias Port
ME
Havre aux Savages
Savage Harbour
P.E.I.
Hochelaga
Montreal
Que.
Ile Latour
Robert's Island
N.S.
Ile La Vallière
Tonge's Island
N.S.
Ile au Pendu
Fox Island
N.B.
Ile Perce
Perce
Que.
Ile Royale, Acadie
Cape Breton Island
N.S.
Ile Saint-Jean
St. John's Island/Prince Edward Island
P.E.I
Justeaucorps
Port Hood
 
Kigibougouet
St-Louis-de-Kent
N.B.
La Batture
Shédiac
N.B.
La Boulottière
Newton River
P.E.I.
La Bouteillerie
Kamouraska
Que.
La Butte-à-Roger
Roger's Bute (Amherst)
N.S.
La Chadye (See below)
Cheticamp (See Below)
N.S.
La Coude, Acadie
Moncton
N.B.
La Grande Anse
Orwell Bay
P.E.I.
La Hève
La Have
 N.S.
La Prée Ronde
Round Hill
  N.S.
Lac Freneuse
Grand Lake
N.B.
Le Bocage
Petite Rivière
N.B.
La Chapelle
Moncton
N.B.
La Petite Rochelle
Restigouche
Que.
Le Coude
Moncton
N.B.
Le Cran
Stoney Creek (Moncton)
N.B.
Le Marais
Pownal Bay
P.E.I.
Le Paradis Terrestre
Paradise
N.S.
Les Étangs
St. Peter's Lake
P.E.I.
Les Ilettes
Caraquet/Lamèque/Miscou Island
N.B.
Les Mines/Minas Basin
Horton/Minas Basin
N.S.
Les Planches
Amherst
N.S.
La Pointe-à-Major
Belliveau's Cove/Digby
N.S.
L'indien
Lingan (Cape Breton Is.,)
N.S.
Lingan
Indian Bay
 
Madouaskak
Edmunston
N.B.
Martinique, Guadeloupe & St. Domingue (Haiti)
French Islands in the West Indies
W.I.
Medoctec, Acadie
Woodstock
N.B.
Memramcook, Acadie
Rockland
N.S.
Memramcook le Cran
Stony Creek
N.B.
Menoudic
Franklin Manor
N.S.
Mines
Grand-Pré
N.S.
Ministigouèche
Barrington Head
N.S.
Mirligaiche
Mahone Bay
N.S.
Mirliguesh
Lunenburg
 N.S.
Missagouèche
Amherst
N.S.
Mistigouèche
Mahone Bay
 N.S.
Mistiguit
Barrington Head
N.S.
Murray at Pisiquid
Fort Edward
 
New France
Canada
 
Niganich(e), Acadie
Ingounich/Ingonish/Cape Breton
 N.S.
Nipisiquit, Acadie
Bathurst
N.B.
Paroisse L'Assomption
Windsor
N.S.
Passage de la Jeunesse
Grand Narrows
 
Passamaquody
St. John River
N.B.
Patameragouche
Malagash
N.S.
Pemaquid
Woolwich/Lincoln/Oyster Bay
ME
Pentago(u)et
Penobscot/Castine
ME
Pesmocadie
Campobello Island
N.B.
Petitcoudiac/Petitcodiac
Hillsborough/Sainte-Anselme
N.B.
Pisiguid/Pisiquit/Pisiguit
Windsor
N.S.
Plaisance
Placentia
Nfld.
Pobocom
Touquet Island
N.S.
Pobomcoup, Acadie
Pubnico
N.S.
Pointe de l'Est
East Point
P.E.I.
Pointe à Marguerite
Langley Point
P.E.I.
Pointe-à-Martin
Campbelton
N.S.
Pointe-à-la-Flamme
Block House Point
P.E.I.
Pointe-au-Père
Ferguson Point
N.B.
Pointe Malabarre
Nauset
MA
Pointe Sainte-Anne
Fredericton
N.B.
Pointe St-Eusebe
Dixon's Point
N.B.
Port-aux-Baleines
Louisbourg
N.S.
Port Dauphin
St. Ann's, Cape Breton
N.S.
Port-Lajoie
Rockey Point/Charlottetown
P.E.I.
Port Maltois
Port Medway
N.S.
Port Morien
Cow Bay
 
Port Razair/Rasoir
Shelburne Harbour
 N.S.
Port Rochelois
Shelburne
N.S.
Port Rossignol
Liverpool
N.S.
Port Royale, Acadie
Annapolis Royal
N.S.
Port Sainte-Marguerite
Weymouth
N.S.
Port Toulouse, Ile Royale
St-Peters, Cape-Breton
N.S.
Prée d'En Haut
Belliveau Village
N.B.
Prée des Babineau
Salisbury
N.B.
Prée des Bourgs
Sackville
N.B.
Prée des Habitants
Minas Basin
N.S.
Prée Ronde
Round Hill
N.S.
Quisibis
Rivière Verte
N.B.
Rassicot
Rustico
P.E.I.
Rivière aux Anguilles
Eel River
N.B.
Rivière Canibechis
Kennebecasis River
N.B.
Rivière Dauphin, Acadie
Annapolis River
N.S.
Rivière au Lac
Aulac River
N.B.
Rivière-de-la-Petite Ascension
Fullerton's Creek
P.E.I.
Rivière-des-Blancs
Johnson's River
P.E.I.
Rivière-des-Blonds
Tryon River
P.E.I.
Rivière des Esturgeons
Sturgeon River
P.E.I.
Rivière-du-Moulin-à-Scie
Glenfinnan River
P.E.I.
Rivière du Nord Est
North East River; Hillsborough River
P.E.I.
Ruisseau-à-la France
Squaw Bay
P.E.I.
Ruisseau des Renards/Fox Creek
Moncton
N.B.
Saint-Charles des Mines
Grand Pré
N.S.
Saint Pierre
St. Peter's
P.E.I.
Sainte-Famille Parish
Falmouth
N.S.
Silvabro
Dieppe
N.B.
Spanish Bay
Sydney Harbour
N.S.
St. Anne des Pays-d'en-Bas
Fredericton
N.B.
Stradacona
Quebec City
Que.
Tintamarre, Acadie
Upper Sackville
N.B.
Tousquet
Tusket
 
Trois Revières
Three Rivers; Brudenell Point
P.E.I.
Village Français/Village des Babineau
Coverdale
N.S.
Visitation de Notre-Dame
Chateau-Richer
Que.

 
*** Re. Cheticamp/La Chadye; Denise Aucoin wrote on May 25, 2004 and stated..."My understanding of the situation, is that the mouth of the now known Cheticamp harbour, was known as Le Petit Chady and another nearby area was known as le Grand Chady."
 

N.B. = New Brunswick; P.E.I. = Prince Edward Island;
N.S. = Nova Scotia; Que. = Quebec;
ME = Maine; MA = Massuchusetts
W.I. = West Indies

 

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