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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 royaltyEdit

King Francis IEdit

King Francis I
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  QC

Queen Elizabeth IEdit

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

King Henry IVEdit

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

Queen Henrietta MariaEdit

Queen Henrietta Maria
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  ON

Prince RupertEdit

Prince Rupert
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  AB
  BC
  QC
 

King Louis XIVEdit

King Louis XIV
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  QC

Queen AnneEdit

Queen Anne
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  NS

King Louis XVEdit

King Louis XV
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  NS

Louis, Dauphin of FranceEdit

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

King George IEdit

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

King George IIEdit

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

Prince FrederickEdit

Prince Frederick
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  ON

Prince WilliamEdit

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

King George IIIEdit

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
  BC
  NB
  NL
  NS
  ON
  PE

Queen Charlotte*Edit

Queen Charlotte
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  BC
  NB
  NL
  NS
  ON
  PE

Prince FrederickEdit

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

Princess Frederica*Edit

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

Prince EdwardEdit

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

Prince AdolphusEdit

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

Princess AugustaEdit

Princess Augusta
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  ON

Princess MaryEdit

Princess Mary
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  ON

Princess SophiaEdit

Princess Sophia
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  ON

Princess AmeliaEdit

Princess Amelia
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  ON
  NS

King George IVEdit

King George IV
Other title: The Duke of Cornwall (1762–1820)
Royal house: House of Guelph
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  NL
  ON
  PE

Queen Caroline*Edit

Queen Caroline
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  ON

King Leopold I*Edit

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

King William IVEdit

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
  NB
  NS
  • Prince Street, Sydney (originally Prince William Henry Street)
  ON
  NU

Queen Adelaide*Edit

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

Queen VictoriaEdit

Queen Victoria
Other title: Empress of India (1876-1901)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  AB
  BC
  MB
  • Empress Street, Winnipeg[10]
  • Jubilee Avenue, Winnipeg[10]
  NB
  NL
  NS
  ON
  PE
  QC
  SK
  NT
  NU

Prince Albert*Edit

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

Princess VictoriaEdit

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

Princess AliceEdit

Princess Alice
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  BC

Prince AlfredEdit

Prince Alfred
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  BC

Princess HelenaEdit

Princess Helena
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  BC

Princess LouiseEdit

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

The Duke of Argyll*Edit

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

Prince ArthurEdit

Prince Arthur
Other title: The Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1874-1942)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  AB
  BC
  MB
  NB
  NS
  NT
  ON
  QC
  SK

Princess PatriciaEdit

Princess Patricia
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  AB
  SK

Prince LeopoldEdit

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

Princess BeatriceEdit

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

The Earl of Athlone*Edit

The Earl of Athlone
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  AB
  MB
  • Athlone Drive, Winnipeg[20]
  NL
  ON
  • The Athlone, Ottawa

King Edward VIIEdit

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
  AB
  BC
  MB
  • King Edward Street, Winnipeg[10]
  NB
  NU
  ON
  NS
  • Point Edward
  • Edwardsville
  PE
  QC
  SK

Queen Alexandra*Edit

Queen Alexandra
Other title: Princess Alexandra (1844-1901)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  AB
  BC
  NS
  ON
  SK

Princess MaudEdit

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

Princess LouiseEdit

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

King George VEdit

King George V
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  AB
  BC
  MB
  NB
  NL
  ON
  QC
  SK
  NU

Queen Mary*Edit

Queen Mary
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  AB
  BC
  ON
  QC
  SK

Prince GeorgeEdit

Prince George
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  ON

King Edward VIIIEdit

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

King George VIEdit

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

Queen Elizabeth*Edit

Queen Elizabeth
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  AB
  BC
  NL
  NS
  ON
  SK

Princess MargaretEdit

Princess Margaret
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  AB
  BC
  MB
  NB
  NS
  ON
  • Princess Margaret Boulevard, Toronto
  SK

Queen Elizabeth IIEdit

Queen Elizabeth II
Other title: Princess Elizabeth (1926–1952)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  AB
  BC
  MB
  NB
  NL
  NS
  ON
  PE
  QC
  SK
  NT
  NU

Prince Philip*Edit

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

Prince CharlesEdit

Prince Charles
Other title: The Prince of Wales (1958-)
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  AB
  BC
  NB
  NL * Prince of Wales Arena, St. John's
  ON
  PEI
  SK
  NU

Diana, Princess of Wales*Edit

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

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall*Edit

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

Prince WilliamEdit

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

Princess AnneEdit

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

Prince AndrewEdit

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

Prince EdwardEdit

Prince Edward
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  SK

Lady Louise WindsorEdit

Lady Louise Windsor
Region Geographic locations Civil structures Schools Buildings
  MB

Viscount SevernEdit

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

VariousEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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