Royal eponyms in Canada

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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.

Eponymous royals[edit]

King Francis I[edit]

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

Queen Elizabeth I[edit]

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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[edit]

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

Prince Rupert[edit]

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Prince Rupert
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
Quebec QC
 

King Louis XIV[edit]

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

Queen Anne[edit]

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

King Louis XV[edit]

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

King George II[edit]

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King George II
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Nova Scotia NS


Prince Frederick[edit]

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Prince Frederick
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

Prince William[edit]

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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[edit]

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King George III
Other titles: Prince George (1738-1760)
The Duke of Lancaster (1760-1820)
Elector of Hanover (Brunswick-Lüneburg) (1760-1820)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
British Columbia BC
New Brunswick NB
Newfoundland and Labrador NL
Nova Scotia NS
Ontario ON
Prince Edward Island PE

Queen Charlotte[edit]

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Queen Charlotte
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
British Columbia BC
New Brunswick NB
Newfoundland and Labrador NL
Nova Scotia NS
Ontario ON
Prince Edward Island PE

Prince Frederick[edit]

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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

Prince Edward[edit]

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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

Princess Mary[edit]

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Princess Mary
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

Princess Sophia[edit]

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Princess Sophia
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

Princess Amelia[edit]

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

King George IV[edit]

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King George IV
Other title: The Duke of Cornwall (1762-1820)
Royal house: House of Guelph
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Newfoundland and Labrador NL
Ontario ON
Prince Edward Island PE

Queen Caroline[edit]

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Queen Caroline
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

King William IV[edit]

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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[edit]

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Queen Adelaide
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Nunavut NU
Ontario ON
Saskatchewan SK

Queen Victoria[edit]

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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[8]
  • Jubilee Avenue, Winnipeg[8]
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[edit]

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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 Street, Winnipeg [8]
New Brunswick NB
Ontario ON
Saskatchewan SK
Nunavut NU

Princess Victoria[edit]

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Princess Victoria
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
British Columbia BC
Ontario ON

Princess Alice[edit]

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

Prince Alfred[edit]

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

Princess Helena[edit]

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

Princess Louise[edit]

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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[8]
  • Louise Street, Winnipeg[8]
New Brunswick NB

The Duke of Argyll[edit]

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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[8]
  • Argyle Street, Winnipeg[8]
  • Lorne Street, Trenton, Ontario
New Brunswick NB
Nova Scotia NS

Prince Arthur[edit]

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Prince Arthur
Other title: The Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1874-1942)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
Manitoba MB
New Brunswick NB
Nova Scotia NS
Northwest Territories NT
Ontario ON
Quebec QC
Saskatchewan SK

Princess Patricia[edit]

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

Prince Leopold[edit]

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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[edit]

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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[edit]

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The Earl of Athlone
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
Manitoba MB
  • Athlone Drive, Winnipeg[18]
Newfoundland and Labrador NL
Ontario ON
  • The Athlone, Ottawa

King Edward VII[edit]

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King Edward VII
Full name: Albert Edward
Other titles: The Prince of Wales (1841-1901)
The Duke of Rothsay (1841-1901)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
Manitoba MB
  • King Edward Street, Winnipeg[8]
New Brunswick NB
Nunavut NU
Ontario ON
Nova Scotia NS
  • Point Edward
  • Edwardsville
Prince Edward Island PE
Quebec QC
Saskatchewan SK

Queen Alexandra[edit]

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Queen Alexandra
Other title: Princess Alexandra (1844-1901)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
Nova Scotia NS
Ontario ON
Saskatchewan SK

Princess Maud[edit]

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

King George V[edit]

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King George V
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
Manitoba MB
New Brunswick NB
Newfoundland and Labrador NL
Ontario ON
Quebec QC
Saskatchewan SK
Nunavut NU

Queen Mary[edit]

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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[edit]

Prince George
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

King Edward VIII[edit]

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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[edit]

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King George VI
Other title: The Duke of York (1920–1936)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
Ontario ON
Quebec QC
Saskatchewan SK

Queen Elizabeth[edit]

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Queen Elizabeth
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
Newfoundland and Labrador NL
Nova Scotia NS
Ontario ON
Saskatchewan SK

Princess Margaret[edit]

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Princess Margaret
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
Manitoba MB
New Brunswick NB
Nova Scotia NS
Ontario ON
  • Princess Margaret Boulevard, Toronto
Saskatchewan SK

Queen Elizabeth II[edit]

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Queen Elizabeth II
Other title: Princess Elizabeth (1926–1952)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Canada CA
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[edit]

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

Prince Charles[edit]

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Prince Charles
Other title: The Prince of Wales (1958-)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Alberta AB
British Columbia BC
New Brunswick NB
Newfoundland and Labrador NL * Prince of Wales Arena, St. John's
Ontario ON
Prince Edward Island PEI
Saskatchewan SK
Nunavut NU

Diana, Princess of Wales[edit]

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

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall[edit]

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

Prince William[edit]

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

Princess Anne[edit]

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Princess Anne
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Ontario ON

Prince Andrew[edit]

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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[edit]

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Prince Edward
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Saskatchewan SK

Lady Louise Windsor[edit]

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Lady Louise
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
Manitoba MB

Viscount Severn[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f The Canadian Encyclopedia: Place Names
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ CBC News: Royal couple wraps up trip to Prince Edward Island; November 10, 2000
  4. ^ Manson, Bill (2003). Footsteps In Time: Exploring Hamilton's heritage neighbourhoods. North Shore Publishing Inc. ISBN 1-896899-22-6. 
  5. ^ The Canadian Encyclopedia:Victoria
  6. ^ II. Canada Years (1878-1883)
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p The Canadian Encyclopedia: Victoria
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h History in Winnipeg Street Names. Manitoba Historical Society.
  9. ^ Queen Victoria Park | Niagara Parks, Niagara Falls Canada
  10. ^ a b Ontario Parks (2006), Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands: Background Information, Toronto: Queen's Printer for Ontario, p. 1, ISBN 0-7794-9883-6, retrieved 26 November 2009 
  11. ^ Kilbourn, William (1984). Toronto Remembered. Toronto: Stoddart. p. 122. ISBN 978-0-7737-2029-9. 
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  13. ^ "Cobourg History > Victoria Hall". Cobourg Internet. Retrieved 2 November 2010. 
  14. ^ a b c d e f Jackson, Michael D. (2013), The Crown and Canadian Federalism, Dundurn Press, p. 32, ISBN 9781459709898, retrieved 6 June 2014 
  15. ^ a b Schweizer, William H.; Beyond Understanding: The Complete Guide to Princess Louisa, Chatterbox Falls, Jervis Inlet; EOS Publishing; Seattle, 1989; p. 54; 0-925244-00-7
  16. ^ Kingston, Ontario - After The War
  17. ^ a b c d e Hitz, Charles W.(2003). Through the Rapids - The History of Princess Louisa Inlet, p.54. Sikta 2 Publishing., Kirkland, WA. ISBN 0-9720255-0-2.
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  19. ^ Department of Canadian Heritage
  20. ^ Hawthorn, Tom (6 March 2011), "Beyond the charred remains of Comox’s oldest licensed taproom", The Globe and Mail, retrieved 7 March 2011 
  21. ^ "King Edward Park and Indoor Recreation Facilities". Monteith & Brown. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  22. ^ Geographical Names of Alberta: Coronation
  23. ^ Port Stanley: Welcome
  24. ^ King George VI School
  25. ^ a b Proby, Jocelyn; Alberta Centennial: Queen Elizabeth Pool - the oldest municipal pool in Western Canada
  26. ^ Queen Elizabeth Regional High School
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  35. ^ "Prince Charles, Camilla head to Regina after Toronto tour". CTV. 22 May 2012. Retrieved 23 May 2012. 
  36. ^ Queen Elizabeth II Public School, Chatham-Kent.
  37. ^ Government of Prince Edward Island, Department of Health: Queen Elizabeth Hospital
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  40. ^ Prince of Wales Collegiate
  41. ^ TC Media (21 May 2014). "Royals charm Islanders". The Citizen-Record. 
  42. ^ "Celebrating Legacy of PWC". Holland College. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  43. ^ TC Media (21 May 2014). "Royals charm Islanders". The Citizen-Record. 
  44. ^ "Duke of Cambridge Public School". Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  45. ^ Princess Anne Public School, Sudbury, ON
  46. ^ Prince Andrew High School Library library, Dartmouth, Canada – n/a – Libdex.com
  47. ^ [3]
  48. ^ 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.