Creole Submitted Names

These names are used by speakers of creole languages.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Adelice f Medieval French, Louisiana Creole, French (Modern)
Variant of Adelicia. In France, this name was revived in the 1990s.
Adilie f Louisiana Creole, Walloon (Rare)
Variant of Adèle (compare Adélie). Sainte Adèle d'Orp-le-Grand (also known as Adilie) is particularly venerated in Wallonia.
Adyuba f Ndyuka, English Creole
Ndyuka form of Adwoa.
Afiba f Ndyuka, English Creole
Ndyuka form of Afia.
Aglaë f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Creole form of Aglaia.
Aglaía f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Aglaia.
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.
Aithel m Antillean Creole (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Eithel.
Ajani m & f Jamaican Patois, Yoruba
Means "one (we) fought to have" in Yoruba.
Alexandro m Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Alejandro.
Alexo m Galician (Rare), Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Galician variant of Aleixo and Louisiana Spanish form of Alexis.
Alfonsia f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Alphonsine.
Alozia f French (Quebec), Louisiana Creole
Creole form and Québécois variant of Aloysia.
Amincia f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Amynthe.
Amynthe f & m French (Archaic), Louisiana Creole
French feminine and masculine form of Amyntas.
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.
Apolinário m Portuguese (African), Louisiana Creole (Rare)
Portuguese and Louisiana Spanish form of Apollinaris.
Arcades m Louisiana Creole (Rare)
Louisiana Spanish form of Arcade.
Arcángelo m Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Archange.
Armantine f French (Rare), French (Cajun, Rare), Louisiana Creole (Rare, Archaic)
Rare variant of French Armandine historically found in the Poitou-Charentes region.
Arsena f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish feminine form of Arsenios.
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.
Atenasia f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Athenais.
Ayanna f Eastern African, African American (Modern), Jamaican Patois
Possibly means "flower" in Amharic.
Azalée f French, American, Louisiana Creole, French (Quebec)
French form of Azalea. See also Azélie; as a French given name, the form Azélie appears to be more common (in French-Canadian, Louisiana Creole French regions).... [more]
Balentín m Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Louisiana Spanish form of Valentín.
Betico m Spanish, Papiamento
Diminutive of Beto, as it contains the Spanish masculine diminutive suffix -ico.... [more]
Carlata f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Charlotte.
Carmelite f Louisiana Creole
Most likely a diminuitive of Carmel, possibly influenced by Spanish Carmelita.
Castille f & m French (Rare), Louisiana Creole, English
Transferred use of the surname Castille.
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.
Célésie f Louisiana Creole
Vernacular form of Céleste.
Claremonde f French (Rare, Archaic), Louisiana Creole (Rare, Archaic), French (Cajun)
Old French form of Claremunda, which may have been derived from Latin clarus "clear, bright" and Germanic mund "protector".
Clarica f Medieval German, Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Medieval German variant of Claricia and Louisiana Spanish variant of Clarita via a Latinization of Clarice.
Colastie f Louisiana Creole
Possibly a feminine form of Colas.
Constancia f Medieval Occitan, Medieval English, German (Bessarabian), Dutch (Antillean), Spanish, Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Occitan and Spanish form and Bessarabian German variant of Constantia as well as an English Latinization of Constance.
Coraide f Louisiana Creole
19th-century elaboration of Cora with the then-popular feminine name suffix -ide.
Crackuda f & m Jamaican Patois
erva medicinal de preço baixo e popular em regiões precárias do mundo.
Cyriaque m & f French, Louisiana Creole
French form of Cyriacus or sometimes Cyriaca, depending on the sex of the bearer.
Dagobert m Ancient Germanic, Dutch, German, History, Louisiana Creole
Means "bright day", derived from the Germanic element daga "day" combined with Old High German beraht "bright." Dagobert I was a 7th-century Merovingian king of Austrasia, the Franks, Neustria and Burgundy.
Damany m Jamaican Patois
Possibly means “hope for better tomorrow” or something involving “tomorrow”.
Damarco m African American, Bajan, Jamaican Patois
Combination of the prefix Da and the name Marco.
Dayana f Spanish (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]
Debrun m Louisiana Creole
Meaning, "of brown."
Desdouleurs f Louisiana Creole (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from French des douleurs, meaning "the sorrows" and used as the Louisiana Creole equivalent of Dolores.
Destin m American (Modern, Rare), Haitian Creole (Rare), 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.
Domitilda f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Domitilde.
Donathilde f Louisiana Creole, French (Quebec, Archaic)
Variant of Donatille influenced by names ending in -hilde.
Donatilia f Louisiana Creole, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Louisiana Spanish form of Donatilla as well as a Brazilian Portuguese elaborated form.
Doralise f French (Cajun), American (South), Louisiana Creole, French (Acadian)
Variant of Doralice as well as an 18th- and 19th-century elaboration of Dora using the then-popular name suffix lise.
Dorestin m Haitian Creole
One of the children in 2006 book 'Ad Haiti si nasce ultimi' by Alessandro Corallo.
Dorsille f Louisiana Creole
Possibly a Creole variant of French Drusille.
Edesie f Louisiana Creole
French form of Edusa via the variant Edesia.
Eithel m Antillean Creole (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Meaning uncertain. Also compare the similar-looking name Eitel.
Éliska f Louisiana Creole
Diminutive of Élisabeth, possibly influenced by Eliška.
Emanueline f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Creole diminutive of Emmanuelle.
Émelia f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Creole cognate of Emelia and Emelie (via Emélie).
Émelise f Louisiana Creole
18th and 19th-century elaboration of Émelia and Émelie with the then-popular feminine name suffix -lise.
Emerancia f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Emeranthe.
Emerite f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Creole form of Emerita.
Emetilda f Louisiana Creole
Creole variant of Matilda. Compare Acadian Métilde.
Épiphanie f French, Louisiana Creole
Variation of Epiphany or French feminine form of Epiphanios. It coincides with French épiphanie meaning "realisation, epiphany" and the French form of the Western Christian holiday known as Epiphany in Anglophone countries.
Estè f Haitian Creole (Rare)
Haitian Creole form of Esther.
Estéban m Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Louisiana Spanish form of Esteban.
Estevan m Louisiana Creole, Medieval Spanish
Medieval Spanish variant and Louisiana Spanish form of Esteban.
Etienna f Louisiana Creole (Rare, ?)
Possibly an Louisiana Creole feminine form of the French masculine Étienne.
Eucarista f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Euchariste.
Euchariste m & f Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
French masculine and feminine form of Eucharistus.
Eudolie f Louisiana Creole
Likely a Creole variant of Odelia or a feminine form of Eudes via its older form Eudo and the feminine variant Eudeline.
Eufamia f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Euphemia.
Eulette f English (Rare), Jamaican Patois (Rare)
Likely an elaboration of Eula by way of adding the French diminutive suffix -ette.
Eutropie f Louisiana Creole
Feminine form of Eutrope.
Evella f Louisiana Creole
Feminine form of Evelle.
Evett f American (Rare), Jamaican Patois (Rare), Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Eve and precursor of modern Yvette. See also Evette.
Ezilda f Norman, French (Cajun), Louisiana Creole
Norman feminine name of unknown etymology, possibly linked to the given name Isolde.
Ezora f Louisiana Creole
Possibly a variant of Isora.
Fanchon f French, Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Diminutive of Françoise. It may have developed from the Breton name Fañchenn, the feminine form of Fañch... [more]
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.
Florestine f French (Rare), Louisiana Creole
French feminine form of Florestan. This was borne by Princess Florestine of Monaco (1833-1897), daughter of the Monegasque prince Florestan I.
Florida f Late Roman, Albanian, Italian (Rare), English (American), Spanish (Latin American), Louisiana Creole
Feminine form of Floridus. This is also the name of a state in the United States of America, which was originally named La Florida by the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León (1474-1521)... [more]
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]
Garcelle f French Creole (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Probably a combination of any given name that starts with a G- with Marcelle. Alternatively, it could be a metathesis of some sort of Gracielle, which is the French equivalent of Graciela and Graziella.... [more]
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.
Glenroy m Jamaican Patois, English
Combination of Glen and Roy.
Guerdy m & f Haitian Creole
French phonetic spelling of Gerdi.... [more]
Guerlande f French Creole
The name Guerlande is a French name of unknown meaning. It is often used in Haiti for girls.
Helmina f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Hermine.
Idéa f Louisiana Creole, Greek Mythology (Gallicized)
French form of Idaea. As a given name, it may be an elaboration of Ide (the French form of Ida).
Idolia f Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Louisiana Spanish form of Eudolie.
Indranee f Mauritian Creole
Form of Indrani chiefly used in Mauritius.
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.