AGWÉmHaitian Creole, Mythology Haitian name meaning "spirit of the sea". In Vodou, and especially in Haiti, Agwé (also spelt Goue, Agoueh, or Agive), is a loa who rules over the sea, fish, and aquatic plants, as well as the patron loa of fishermen and sailors.
ALPHARITAfCaribbean This name is best known for being the name of the Cuban-Jamaican singer Rita Marley (b. 1946), who was born as Alpharita Constantia Anderson. She is the widow of the Jamaican reggae singer Bob Marley (1945-1981)... [more]
ANASTAGIAfHaitian Creole, Italian (Archaic) Italian variant and Haitian Creole form of ANASTASIA. A famous bearer of this name is Anastagia Pierre (1988-) who is a Bahamian-Haitian-American beauty queen, model, spokesperson, and television host, elected as Miss Bahamas Universe 2011.
CATIRAfSpanish (Caribbean) Means "blonde" in the Cumanagota dialect, a Carib language most common to the native peoples of Venezuela. It is now a name and slang for a blonde-haired person in Venezuela.
CEDELLAfCaribbean, Jamaican Patois This name is best known for being the name of Cedella Booker (1926-2008), the mother of the Jamaican reggae singer Bob Marley (1945-1981). Her full name at birth was Sidilla Editha Malcolm. Given how similar the name Sidilla is to her later name Cedella, it is possible that Cedella is a variant spelling or form of Sidilla... [more]
CELDIEUmHaitian Creole Litelly means 'it is God, he is God'. One of the children in 2006 book 'Ad Haiti si nasce ultimi' by Alessandro Corallo.
DAYANAfSpanish (Latin American), Haitian Creole Probably an Hispanic variant of DIANA, reflecting the English pronunciation, though it coincides with a botanical name belonging to more than one South American orchid, which derives from the surname of English botanist John Day (1824-88)... [more]
FROSSÉZAfSpanish (Caribbean, Rare) Forza literally means force, or power. But also, as one Italian dictionary puts it, "the ability to face the difficulties of life." Used in this context, forza means something like “come on” or “you can do it!” Almost like saying “be strong” or “you've got the strength to do this.”... [more]
GABARDmFrench (Caribbean, Rare), Haitian Creole Possibly derived from the French surname of Gabard, the origin of which is not quite certain. It could be a patronymic surname that is derived from the Germanic given name GEBHARD, but it could also be a descriptive surname derived from Occitan gabar meaning "to joke, to jest, to mock".... [more]
GILLAINfJamaican Patois Possibly a misspelling of GILLIAN, a famous bearer of this name is Gillain Berry who is a Jamaican-Aruban model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Aruba 2010 on December 4, 2010 and represented her country in Miss Universe 2011 and Miss World 2011.
IRIEm & fJamaican Patois, African American Irie is used in the music and culture of Jamaica. The meaning is to have no worries or be at peace with everything around you. You hear the saying feeling Irie in many Regea songs.
JALEVINAfCaribbean This girl is smart and witty. She can be funny but sometimes serious, she is nice and kind to most people but do not cross her. She is attractive but she doesn't see her own beautiful. She is most likely insecure and she looks for love but truly doesn't know the real meaning.
LARIMARfSpanish (Caribbean) From the name for a rare turquoise-blue variety of pectolite mineral, discovered around 1916 in the Dominican Republic. The Dominican who discovered the stone named it after his daughter Larissa, and the word mar, the Spanish word for sea.