Caribbean Submitted Names

Caribbean names are used on the islands of the Caribbean Sea.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Adine f Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Haitian Creole
Variant of Adina 2. As a Norwegian name, also possibly a feminine form of Adrian.
Agurys m Spanish (Caribbean)
Agwé m Haitian 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.
Aideliz f Spanish (Caribbean, Modern, Rare), American (Hispanic, Modern, Rare)
Meaning uncertain. It was brought to some public attention in 2008 by Puerto Rican beauty pageant contestant Aideliz Hidalgo (1986-), who competed on the reality television series/beauty pageant Nuestra Belleza Latina 2008.
Aithel m Antillean Creole (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Eithel.
Ajani m & f Jamaican Patois, Yoruba
Means "one (we) fought to have" in Yoruba.
Alpharita f Caribbean
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]
Amancia f Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare), Jamaican Patois
Spanish, Galician, and Jamaican Patois feminine form of Amantius.
Anaïca f Haitian Creole
Meaning uncertain. Maybe be related to Anica.
Anastagia f Haitian 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.
Andray m African American, Antillean Creole
Variant of Andre. Known bearers of the name include Andray Baptiste (1977-), a Grenadian soccer player, and Andray Blatche (1986-), a retired American-born basketball player who has become a naturalized Filipino citizen.
Andretti m Caribbean (Rare), South American (Rare)
Likely a transferred use of the surname Andretti. This is borne by Bahamian sprinter Andretti Bain (1985-).
Angelie f French (Rare), French (Caribbean, Rare)
French form of the mythological name Angelia.
Argenis m & f Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Caribbean)
Likely a derivation of a family of words/names stemming from Latin argentum meaning "silver" with the -is suffix (coinciding with the word argén, referring to the argent herald).
Arianys f Spanish (Caribbean)
Variant of Ariana with the -ys suffix.
Arismendi m Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Caribbean)
Transferred use of the surname Arismendi, meaning "mountain of oaks" from aris "oak" and mendi "mountain".
Arthlyn f Jamaican Patois (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Possibly intended as a feminization of Arthur.
Asafa m Jamaican Patois
Possibly a variant of Asaf.
Asefi f Haitian Creole
Means "Enough Girls" in Haitian Creole. Usually given after having many daughters, in hopes the next child will be a boy.
Aselhomme m Haitian Creole
Means "Enough Men" in Haitian Creole. Usually given after having many sons, in hopes the next child will be a girl.
Asnage m Haitian Creole
A famous bearer of this name is Asnage Castelly (1978-) a Haitian-American wrestler who competed for Haiti at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Avonelle f American (Rare), Antillean Creole, Trinidadian Creole
Variant of Avanelle, or possibly an elaboration of Avon using the popular name suffix elle.
Ayanna f Eastern African, African American (Modern), Jamaican Patois
Possibly means "flower" in Amharic.
Aynjel m & f African, African American, Jamaican Patois, Caribbean
A strongly phonetic spelling of the world "angel", especially used by those who speak Jamaican Patois and other English-based dialects of Caribbean Creole.
Belcalis f Caribbean (Rare)
Possibly an elaboration of Belkis. This is the real name of American rapper, songwriter and television personality Cardi B (1992-), born Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar to Caribbean immigrants (a Dominican father and a Trinidadian mother).
Belkis f Spanish (Latin American), Spanish, Spanish (Caribbean)
Spanish borrowing of Bilqis. Bearers of this name include the late Cuban artist Belkis Ayón (1967-1999) and Cuban-American writer Belkis Cuza Malé (1942-).
Betico m Spanish, Papiamento
Diminutive of Beto, as it contains the Spanish masculine diminutive suffix -ico.... [more]
Carliz f Spanish (Caribbean)
Carliz de la Cruz Hernández is a former girlfriend of Puerto Rican singer Bad Bunny. She is currently suing him.
Catira f Spanish (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.
Cedella f Caribbean, 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]
Celdieu m Haitian Creole
Litelly means 'it is God, he is God'. One of the children in 2006 book 'Ad Haiti si nasce ultimi' by Alessandro Corallo.
Clavia f Caribbean
Feminine form of Clavius.
Coralys f Spanish (Caribbean, Rare)
Elaboration of Coral using the suffix lys, found in names such as Odalys, Idalys, Yarelys, etc.
Dacheca f Caribbean
Allegedly used in Haiti.
Daneille f English (Rare), Jamaican Patois
Possibly an anagram of Danielle influenced by Tennille.
Danielys f Spanish (Caribbean)
Combination of Daniela and -lys.
Dawnette f English, Jamaican Patois
Possibly an elaborated form of Dawn influenced by Danette.
Dayán m & f Spanish (Caribbean), Spanish (Latin American)
Perhaps intended to be the masculine form of Dayana or a femenine variant of Diane reflecting the English pronunciation.
Denean f English, Caribbean
Perhaps a blend of Denise and Jeannine.
Destin m American (Modern, Rare), Haitian Creole (Rare), French (African)
Likely from the French destin "destiny, fate, fortune".
Dieufely f Haitian Creole
Means "God Made Her" in Haitian Creole
Dieuson m Haitian Creole
A name originating from Haiti
Djimy m Haitian Creole (Rare)
Haitian variant of Jimmy.
Dorestin m Haitian Creole
One of the children in 2006 book 'Ad Haiti si nasce ultimi' by Alessandro Corallo.
Dubraska f Spanish (Caribbean)
Likely an alteration of Dubravka with influence from other -ska names, e.g. Katiuska. It is most often used in Venezuela.
Eithel m Antillean Creole (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Meaning uncertain. Also compare the similar-looking name Eitel.
Esabell f Spanish (Caribbean)
Variant: Isabelle
Estè f Haitian Creole (Rare)
Haitian Creole form of Esther.
Eulaire f History (Ecclesiastical), French (Rare), Haitian Creole
This name serves as both a French form of Eularia and as a variant spelling of Aulaire, both of which are vernacular forms of Eulalia... [more]
Eulette f English (Rare), Jamaican Patois (Rare)
Likely an elaboration of Eula by way of adding the French diminutive suffix -ette.
Evena f Breton, French (Modern), French (Caribbean), Haitian Creole
Feminine form of the Breton name Even.
Evett f American (Rare), Jamaican Patois (Rare), Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Eve and precursor of modern Yvette. See also Evette.
Fandor m Caribbean (Rare)
Rare French-Caribbean name.
Firline f Haitian Creole (Rare)
Meaning: "Daughter of the deliverer"... [more]
Fitzgerald m English (American, Rare), Haitian Creole
Transferred use of the surname Fitzgerald. This was the middle name of President John F. Kennedy.
Flè f Haitian Creole
From flè meaning "flower" and is a Haitian Creole form of Fleur.
Floribeth f Spanish (Caribbean)
Combination of Flora or any other name beginning with the element Flor- and Beth.... [more]
Francelia f English (Rare), Spanish (Caribbean)
Likely an elaboration of Frances influenced by Celia.
Francilla f Antillean Creole, French (Caribbean)
Latinate variant of Francille, or a diminutive of names such as Francia or France 1 using the Latin feminine diminutive suffix -illa... [more]
Fredeline f Haitian Creole
Meaning uncertain.
Gabard m French (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]
Galiel m Spanish (Caribbean, ?)
The name (Galiel) comes from the name (Gamaliel) wich is Jewish
Gerardson m Haitian Creole
Variant of Gerard, influenced by the spelling of Jackson, Nelson, Wilson and other names ending in -son.
Gillain f Jamaican 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.
Gladianis f Spanish (Caribbean, Rare)
Variant of Gladiana with the -is suffix.
Gladimar f & m Spanish (Caribbean), Spanish (Mexican, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Combination of Gladys or other names beginning with Glad- and -mar, from names beginning in that pattern, like María (Spanish)/Maria (Portuguese), Martín/Martim or Marcos... [more]
Glenroy m Jamaican Patois, English
Combination of Glen and Roy.
Guerdy m & f Haitian Creole
French phonetic spelling of Gerdi.... [more]
Guerland m Haitian Creole (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Guerland.
Guerlande f Haitian Creole
Feminine form of Guerland.
Guyanne f Caribbean
Maybe inspired from the country name Guyana and blended with the name Anne 1.
Icilda f Jamaican Patois
Possibly a variant of Izilda.
Idelisa f Spanish (Caribbean)
Perhaps an elaborated form of Idalia influenced by Elisa. A notable bearer of this name was Dominican marine biologist Idelisa Bonnelly (1931-2022).
Imaray f Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Spanish (Caribbean, Rare)
This is borne by Cuban social media personality Imaray Ulloa (1990-).
Ionie f Jamaican Patois, English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Ione or Ionia.
Irie m & f Jamaican 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.
Izarak m Haitian Creole
Haitian Creole form of Isaac.
Jahseh m Jamaican Patois (Rare)
The name of the deceased rapper XXXTentacion
Jahshara f Jamaican Patois (Modern, Rare)
Religiously, Jah has been a signifier of God. In Sumerian mythology, Shara is a minor god of war. And in Hebrew, it is a verb meaning "she sings"... [more]
Jalevina f Caribbean
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.
Janiel m Spanish (Caribbean, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Variant of Yaniel (in the Spanish Caribbean) and the Portuguese form of Yaniel (in Brazil). A known bearer of this name is Janiel Simon (b... [more]
Jarolin f & m Spanish (Caribbean), Spanish (Latin American)
Feminine form of Járol, based on Carolin (compare Harolin)... [more]
Jarrin m & f Caribbean, English
Variant of Jaron 2.
Jeanelly f Spanish (Caribbean)
Composed of the English name “Jean” and the ending “elly”.
Jeniel m Spanish (Caribbean, Rare)
Combination of Jesús with any name ending in -iel, such as Daniel and Gabriel... [more]
Jenniflore f Haitian Creole
Probably a combination of the names Jenny or Jennifer and Flora.
Jenuel m Spanish (Caribbean, Rare)
Combination of Jesús with any name ending in -uel, such as Manuel and Miguel... [more]
Jesiel m Spanish (Caribbean), Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
A variant of Jahzeel, occurring, e.g., in the Douay-Rheims Bible (1609).
Jésula f Haitian Creole
Means "Jesus is Here" in Haitian Creole
Jevaun m Jamaican Patois
Jamaican form of Evan.
Jireth f & m Spanish (Caribbean)
Biblical, the original form is Jireh but caribbean spanish accent made people add the non-pronounced "t"
Jocelerme m Haitian Creole
Maybe a blend of José and Guilherme.
Joniel m Spanish (Caribbean), Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian), Filipino
Combination of José or Josué with any name ending in -iel, such as Daniel and Gabriel... [more]
Jonuel m Spanish (Caribbean), Spanish (Latin American)
Combination of José or Josué with any name ending in -uel, such as Manuel and Miguel... [more]
Jorgino m Spanish (Caribbean), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Elaborated form of Jorge or a variant of Jorginho.
Jormarlie f Haitian Creole
The name of the daughter of the assassinated Haïtian president Jovenel Moïse.
Josieann f English, Caribbean
Feminine name with the combination of Josie and Ann.