French (Caribbean) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of French names used more often in the French Caribbean.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Angelie f French (Rare), French (Caribbean, Rare)
French form of the mythological name Angelia.
Evena f Breton, French (Modern), French (Caribbean), Haitian Creole
Feminine form of the Breton name Even.
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]
Ludovia f French (Caribbean), French (Quebec, Rare, Archaic), English (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from ludovia, the name of a genus of plants first described as a genus in 1861 by Christiaan Hendrik Persoon. This name was borne by Marguerite Ludovia Dale (née Hume; 1883 – 1963), an Australian playwright and feminist.
Odilien m French (Rare), French (African, Rare), French (Caribbean, Rare)
Probably a combination of Odile or Odilon with a given name that ends in -ien, such as Lucien and Sébastien.
Yvelise f Literature, French, French (Caribbean), Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Caribbean), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include a combination of names beginning with the element Yve-, particularly Yvette, and Élise and a variant of Yveline.... [more]