Gregoire Belanger

Male16 November 1917–after 2000

Brief Life History of Gregoire

When Gregoire Belanger was born on 16 November 1917, in Quebec, Canada, his father, Napoléon Bélanger, was 35 and his mother, Anna Blanchet, was 35. He died after 2000.

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Family Time Line

Napoléon Bélanger
Anna Blanchet
Annie Belanger
Aime Belanger
Henri Belanger
Helene Belanger
Alexis Belanger
Amedee Belanger
Alice Belanger
Napoleon Belanger
Gregoire Belanger
Jeanne Belanger
Majorique Belanger
Marguerite Belanger

Sources (1)

  • Gregoine in entry for Aime Belanger, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (12)

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World Events (3)

1980 · Sovereignty-Association Defeated 60% to 40%

Age 63

The Quebec independence referendum was the first in Quebec and was called by PQ government which advocated secession from Canada. Another one would happen 1995.


Age 65

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

1995 · Second Sovereignty-Association Defeated

Age 78

This was the second attempt since 1980 at becoming a sovereign province with economic and political partnership between Quebec and the rest of Canada. This was defeated similarly to the first time they tried.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Armand, Normand, Emile, Marcel, Jacques, Lucien, Fernand, Adrien, Germain, Adelard, Camille.

French (Bélanger): dissimilated form of Béranger (from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements bern ‘bear’ + ger ‘spear’), a cognate of Béringer (see Beringer ). Compare Bellanger 1, which is the most common form in France, and also Baker , Ballinger 2, Belangia , Bellinger 3, and Belongia .

English (of Norman origin): variant of Bellinger 1, itself a dissimilated form of Berringer , a cognate of 1 above.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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