Jeddore (surname)

Jeddore is a L'nu (Mi'kmaq) surname, that has also led to placenames in the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador.

HistoryEdit

The earliest instance of the surname Jeddore known to date is Kji-Saqamaw We'jitu Isidore, (circa 1656-1769). (Saqamaw means "Chief"; Kji-Saqamaw means "Grand Chief").

The contemporary surname Isidore may also be related to Kji-Saqamaw We'jitu Isidore.

PeopleEdit

People commonly known by their family name Jeddore (in rare instances written as Jedor(e), Ledor(e), Geodol, Gietol and Gadole, include:

  • Noel Jeddore (1810 - 1898)
  • Joseph Jeddore (Abt. 1866 - April 11, 1956)
  • John Denny Jeddore (August 1887 - October 14, 1953)
  • Peter Jeddore (May 9, 1892 - May 18, 1970)
  • Saqamaw Noel Jeddore (December 18, 1865 - May 14, 1944)
  • Victor Jeddore (August 11, 1907 - July 7, 1977)
  • Lawrence Jeddore (November 4, 1922 - 1998)
  • We'jitu Jeddore (AKA We'jitu Isidore, c. 1656 - c. 1769), grand chief of the Mi'kmaq of the provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Quebec.

Locations carrying the Jeddore nameEdit

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