Royal Eponyms in Canada
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Royal Eponyms in Canada

In Canada, a number of sites and structures are named for royal individuals, whether a member of the past French Royal Family, British Royal Family, or present Canadian Royal Family thus reflecting the country's status as a constitutional monarchy under the Canadian Crown. Those who married into the royal family are indicated by an asterisk (*).

Eponymous royalty

King Francis I

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King Francis I
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Quebec QC

Queen Elizabeth I

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Queen Elizabeth I
Colloquially: Good Queen Bess
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
British Columbia BC
Nunavut NU

King Henry IV

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King Henry IV
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Nova Scotia NS
Quebec QC

Queen Henrietta Maria

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Queen Henrietta Maria
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

Prince Rupert

King Louis XIV

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King Louis XIV
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Quebec QC

Queen Anne

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Queen Anne
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Nova Scotia NS

King Louis XV

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King Louis XV
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Nova Scotia NS

Louis, Dauphin of France

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Louis, Dauphin of France
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Manitoba MB

King George I

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King George I
Other title: Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1698-1714)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Nova Scotia NS

King George II

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King George II
Other title: Prince of Wales (1714-1727)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Manitoba MB
Nova Scotia NS

Prince Frederick

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Prince Frederick
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

Prince William

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Prince William
Other title: The Duke of Cumberland (1726-1765)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Nova Scotia NS

King George III

Queen Charlotte*

Prince Frederick

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Prince Frederick
Other title: The Duke of York and Albany (1784-1827)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
New Brunswick NB
Nova Scotia NS
Ontario ON
Nunavut NU

Princess Frederica*

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Princess Frederica
Other title: The Duchess of York and Albany (1791-1820)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

Prince Edward

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Prince Edward
Other title: The Duke of Kent (1799-1820)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
New Brunswick NB
Nova Scotia NS
Ontario ON
Prince Edward Island PE

Prince Adolphus

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Prince Adolphus
Other title: The Duke of Sussex (1801-1843)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

Princess Augusta

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Princess Augusta
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

Princess Mary

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Princess Mary
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

Princess Sophia

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Princess Sophia
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

Princess Amelia

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Princess Amelia
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON
Nova Scotia NS

King George IV

Queen Caroline*

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Queen Caroline
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

King Leopold I*

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King Leopold I
Other title: Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1790-1826)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

King William IV

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King William IV
Other titles: Prince William Henry (1765-1830)
The Duke of Clarence and St. Andrews (1765-1830)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
New Brunswick NB
Nova Scotia NS
  • Prince Street, Sydney (originally Prince William Henry Street)
Ontario ON
Nunavut NU

Queen Adelaide*

Queen Victoria

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Queen Victoria
Other title: Empress of India (1876-1901)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
Manitoba MB
  • Empress Street, Winnipeg[10]
  • Jubilee Avenue, Winnipeg[10]
New Brunswick NB
Newfoundland and Labrador NL
Nova Scotia NS
Ontario ON
Prince Edward Island PE
Quebec QC
Saskatchewan SK
Northwest Territories NT
Nunavut NU

Prince Albert*

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Prince Albert
Other title: Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819-1857)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
British Columbia BC
Manitoba MB
  • Albert Beach
  • Albert Street, Winnipeg [10]
New Brunswick NB
Ontario ON
Saskatchewan SK
Nunavut NU

Princess Victoria

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Princess Victoria
Other title: Princess Royal (1840-1901)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
British Columbia BC
Ontario ON
Nunavut NU

Princess Alice

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Princess Alice
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
British Columbia BC

Prince Alfred

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Prince Alfred
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
British Columbia BC

Princess Helena

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Princess Helena
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
British Columbia BC

Princess Louise

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Princess Louise
Full name: Louisa Caroline Alberta
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
Manitoba MB
  • Princess Street, Winnipeg[10]
  • Louise Street, Winnipeg[10]
New Brunswick NB
Quebec QC

The Duke of Argyll*

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The Duke of Argyll
Other title: The Marquess of Lorne (1847-1900)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
Manitoba MB
  • Lorne Avenue, Winnipeg[10]
  • Argyle Street, Winnipeg[10]
  • Lorne Street, Trenton, Ontario
New Brunswick NB
Nova Scotia NS

Prince Arthur

Princess Patricia

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Princess Patricia
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
Saskatchewan SK

Prince Leopold

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Prince Leopold
Other title: The Duke of Albany (1881-1884)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON
Saskatchewan SK

Princess Beatrice

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Princess Beatrice
Full name: Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
British Columbia BC

The Earl of Athlone*

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The Earl of Athlone
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
Manitoba MB
  • Athlone Drive, Winnipeg[20]
Newfoundland and Labrador NL
Ontario ON
  • The Athlone, Ottawa

King Edward VII

Queen Alexandra*

Princess Maud

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Princess Maud
Other title: Queen Maud (1905-1938)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Nunavut NU

Princess Louise

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Princess Louise
Other title: Princess Royal (1905-1931)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
British Columbia BC

King George V

Queen Mary*

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Queen Mary
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
Ontario ON
Quebec QC
Saskatchewan SK

Prince George

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Prince George
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

King Edward VIII

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King Edward VIII
Other title: The Prince of Wales (1910-1936)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
Ontario ON
Saskatchewan SK
  • Prince of Wales Promenade, Regina

King George VI

Queen Elizabeth*

Princess Margaret

Queen Elizabeth II

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Queen Elizabeth II
Other title: Princess Elizabeth (1926-1952)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
Manitoba MB
New Brunswick NB
Newfoundland and Labrador NL
Nova Scotia NS
Ontario ON
Prince Edward Island PE
Quebec QC
Saskatchewan SK
Northwest Territories NT
Nunavut NU

Prince Philip*

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Prince Philip
Other title: The Duke of Edinburgh (1947-)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Newfoundland and Labrador NL
Saskatchewan SK

Prince Charles

Diana, Princess of Wales*

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Diana, Princess of Wales
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON
Saskatchewan SK

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall*

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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Prince Edward Island PEI

Prince William

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Prince William
Other title: The Duke of Cambridge (2011-)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

Princess Anne

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Princess Anne
Other title: The Princess Royal (1987-)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

Prince Andrew

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Prince Andrew
Other title: The Duke of York (1986-)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Nova Scotia NS
Ontario ON Duke of York Boulevard, Mississauga

Prince Edward

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Prince Edward
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Saskatchewan SK

Lady Louise Windsor

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Lady Louise Windsor
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Manitoba MB

Viscount Severn

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Viscount Severn
Full name: James Alexander Philip Theo
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Manitoba MB

Various

Various
Named for multiple members of the Royal Family
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Quebec QC

See also

References

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  2. ^ Government of Canada. "The Kings and Queens of Canada: The Crown in Canadian History > Henri III (1551-1589)". Queen's Printer for Canada. Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d e Government of Canada. "Kings and Queens of Canada" (PDF). Queen's Printer for Canada. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ Only the original Fort George was named for George III, the city's name Prince George honours a Duke of Kent. d. 1902, not George III see BC Names entry, "Prince George (city)", last paragraph
  5. ^ a b c d e f "The Royal Family in Toronto, Then and Now". Toronto Then and Now. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ CBC News: Royal couple wraps up trip to Prince Edward Island; November 10, 2000
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  10. ^ a b c d e f g h History in Winnipeg Street Names. Manitoba Historical Society.
  11. ^ Queen Victoria Park| Niagara Parks, Niagara Falls Canada
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  15. ^ "Cobourg History > Victoria Hall". Cobourg Internet. Archived from the original on 24 August 2013. Retrieved 2010.
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  20. ^ a b c d e f Manitoba Historical Society: History in Manitoba Municipal Names
  21. ^ Department of Canadian Heritage
  22. ^ "Louiseville (Ville)" (in French). Commission de toponymie du Québec. Retrieved .
  23. ^ Hawthorn, Tom (6 March 2011), "Beyond the charred remains of Comox's oldest licensed taproom", The Globe and Mail, retrieved 2011
  24. ^ "King Edward Park and Indoor Recreation Facilities" (PDF). Monteith & Brown. Retrieved 2013.
  25. ^ Geographical Names of Alberta: Coronation
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  27. ^ Port Stanley: Welcome
  28. ^ King George VI School
  29. ^ a b Proby, Jocelyn; Alberta Centennial: Queen Elizabeth Pool - the oldest municipal pool in Western Canada
  30. ^ Queen Elizabeth Regional High School
  31. ^ a b "Princess Margaret Nursery School". Yellow Pages. Retrieved 2014.
  32. ^ "Parks & Trails". City of Wetaskiwin. Retrieved 2015.
  33. ^ Alberta Community Development (2005). "Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park". Archived from the original on 2006-10-07. Retrieved .
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  37. ^ "Diamond Jubilee Park". Findlay Creek Community Association. Retrieved 2015.
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  45. ^ Queen Elizabeth II Public School, Chatham-Kent.
  46. ^ Government of Prince Edward Island, Department of Health: Queen Elizabeth Hospital
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  48. ^ [2]
  49. ^ Prince of Wales Collegiate
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  54. ^ "Welcome to Princess Anne French Immersion P.S. (London)". Thames Valley District School Board. Retrieved 2013.
  55. ^ Princess Anne Public School, Sudbury, ON
  56. ^ Prince Andrew High School Library library, Dartmouth, Canada - n/a - Libdex.com
  57. ^ [3]
  58. ^ a b Prince Edward begins Winnipeg visit, not to be confused with Lake Louise in the Rockies, which was named for Princess Louise, daughter of Queen Victoria.

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