Haitian Creole Submitted Names

Haitian Creole names are used on the island nation of Haiti in the Caribbean.
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.
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.
Asefi f Haitian Creole (Rare, Archaic)
From French assez filles meaning "enough girls". Now rare, this name was traditionally given after having many daughters, in hopes that the next child would be a boy. It is the feminine equivalent of Aselhomme.
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.
Blondine f Literature, Folklore, Haitian Creole, Yiddish
From a diminutive of French blonde meaning "fair-haired". This is the name of two characters in Madame d'Aulnoy's fairy tales: Belle-Etoile's mother in Princess Belle-Etoile (whose sisters are named Roussette and Brunette) and a minor character in The Imp Prince... [more]
Carlens m Haitian Creole
A known bearer of this name is Carlens Arcus (1996-), a Haitian soccer player.
Carmelite f Louisiana Creole, Haitian Creole
Most likely a diminutive of Carmel, possibly influenced by Spanish Carmelita.
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.
Chimène f French, French (African), Haitian Creole, Theatre
French form of Ximena. It was used by Pierre Corneille in his play Le Cid (1636) for the wife of El Cid, known as Jimena Díaz in Spanish.
Christella f English, Dutch (Rare), French (Modern), Haitian Creole
Usually a variant form of Christelle, but it can also be a contracted form of Christabella.... [more]
Dacheca f Haitian Creole
Variant of the Russian name Дашка (Dashka), a diminutive of Darya 1 (via Dasha). In the 1960s and 1970s it became popular in Haiti, along with other Russian names such as Nadège, Natacha and Manoucheka.
Darline f English, French (Modern), French (Belgian, Modern, Rare), Haitian Creole, Dutch (Antillean), Flemish
French and Flemish borrowing of Darlene, as well as an English variant.
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
Dieula f Haitian Creole
Derived from the French phrase Dieu est là meaning "God is here".
Dieupanou m Haitian Creole
Combination of French Dieu meaning "God" and an uncertain second element, possibly a Haitian Creole word.
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.
Edeline f Medieval French, Anglo-Norman, French, Haitian Creole
Old French variant of Adelina. It was borne by Edeline Thwenge, a 14th-century heiress of Ripley Castle in North Yorkshire, England. The Edeline Islands of Western Australia are named for Lady Edeline Sackville-West (1870-1918), the wife of Gerald Strickland, 1st Baron Strickland.
Erzulie f Afro-American Mythology, Haitian Creole
This is the Haitian Voodoo love goddess and goddess of elemental forces. She is personified as a water snake. She is also called Ezili.
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]
Evena f Breton, French (Modern), French (Caribbean), Haitian Creole
Feminine form of the Breton name Even.
Finette f Literature, Folklore, Haitian Creole
This is the main character in the French fairy tale Finette Cendron by Madame d'Aulnoy, about a clever girl named Fine-Oreille, which means "sharp ear" or "delicate ear", who is called Finette... [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.
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]
Genèse f Haitian Creole
French cognate of Genesis.
Gerardson m Haitian Creole
Variant of Gerard, influenced by the spelling of Jackson, Nelson, Wilson and other names ending in -son.
Gracieuse f Literature, French (Rare), Haitian Creole
Feminine form of Gracieux. This name was first used as one of the main characters of Madame d'Aulnoy's fairy tale Gracieuse and Percinet (1697)... [more]
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.
Izarak m Haitian Creole
Haitian Creole form of Isaac.
Jenniflore f Haitian Creole
Variant of Jenny Flore, a combination of Jenny and Flore probably modelled on Jennifer.
Jésula f Haitian Creole
From the French phrase Jésus est là meaning "Jesus is here".
Jocelerme m Haitian Creole
Maybe a blend of José and Guilherme.
Jonise f Haitian Creole, African American (Rare)
Combination of Jo (from a name such as Joanne) and Denise.
Jorane f French (Quebec, Rare), Haitian Creole
This name is borne by French-Canadian singer and cellist Jorane Pelletier (1975-), who was born Johanne Pelletier.
Jormarlie f Haitian Creole (Rare)
The name of the daughter of the assassinated Haitian president Jovenel Moïse. It might be a reversal of the first two syllables of Marjorie (which is commonly used in Haiti), combined with the phonetic suffix -lie.
Jovenel m Haitian Creole
Probably a Haitian form of Juvenal.
Judeline f Haitian Creole
An elaboration of Jude 2 with the popular name suffix -line. Also compare Judaline and Judelyn.
Judithe f Portuguese (Brazilian), French (African), Haitian Creole, Greenlandic, English (Rare), Danish (Rare)
Portuguese variant of Judite, English and French variant of Judith and Danish and Greenlandic variant of Juditha.
Junette f English (Rare), Haitian Creole
Combination of June and the French feminine diminutive suffix -ette.
Ketia f Haitian Creole
Perhaps a variant of Katia (a Russian name) or Ketsia (a form of Keziah used in some French translations of the Bible).
Kettly f Haitian Creole
Of unknown meaning.... [more]
Léger m French (Rare), Haitian Creole
French form of Leutgar. Saint Léger, Bishop of Autun was a 7th-century Frankish martyr.
Luckner m Haitian Creole
Possibly a transferred use of the German surname Luckner.
Ludmya f Haitian Creole (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Ludmila. This name is borne by Haitian-American politician Mia Love (1975-), who was born Ludmya Bourdeau.
Luguentz m Haitian Creole (Rare)
Perhaps a contraction of Louis and Wilguens. This is borne by Luguentz Dort (1999-), a Canadian basketball player of Haitian parentage.
Lunise f Haitian Creole
Possibly an invented name based on the sounds found in names such as Lucie and Denise. A known bearer is Haitian singer Lunise Morse of the band RAM, the wife of musician Richard Auguste Morse.
Mackensia f Haitian Creole (Rare)
Feminine form of Mackenson, or an elaboration of Mackenzie with the suffix -ia.
Maffi f Haitian Creole
From the french phrase "mon filles" meaning "my girl".
Magdala f Haitian Creole, Portuguese (Brazilian), African American, Spanish (Caribbean)
Either a short form of Magdalena or from the biblical village that Mary Magdalene was from, which means "tower" in Hebrew.... [more]
Manette f Luxembourgish, Louisiana Creole, Haitian Creole, French (African, Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Diminutive of Marie. In Louisiana, this name was also considered a rhyming variant of Nanette.
Manoucheca f Haitian Creole
A spelling variant of Manouchka.
Manouchka f Haitian Creole, French (African, Rare), French (Rare)
French form of Manushka. (Cf. Manouschka, Manoushka.) A known bearer is Gabonese filmmaker Manouchka Kelly Labouba.
Maranatha f Various (Rare), Haitian Creole
From an Aramaic phrase in the New Testament, translated as "O Lord, come".
Margalie f Haitian Creole
Blend of Marjorie, Marguerite or another name that starts with Mar- or Marg- with Magalie... [more]
Marilene f Portuguese (Brazilian), Haitian Creole, Filipino
Likely a variant of Marilyn or possibly a combination of Maria and a name ending in -lene such as Arlene... [more]
Marlie f Dutch, Flemish (Rare), French (Belgian, Rare), French (Modern, Rare), Haitian Creole, Afrikaans
Dutch diminutive of Marleen as well as a combination of Maria and names that end in lie.
Massilia f English, Haitian Creole
Means "aware, sentimental, noble" in Haitian Creole.
Matheline f French (Rare), Caribbean (Rare), Haitian Creole
Traditionally found in the Poitou-Charentes region of France, this name is of debated origin and meaning. Current theories include a derivation of Mathilde and a feminine form of the archaic masculine name Mathelin (which itself survives only as a surname today)... [more]
Maudeline f Popular Culture, Haitian Creole
Possibly a form of Magdalene (compare Middle English Maudelen, Maudlin), or a combination of Maude with Madeline or Line... [more]
Medjine f Haitian Creole
Possibly a combination of any given name that starts with an M- with Régine (or Redjina, its Haitian Creole form).
Mérisselet m Haitian Creole
One of the children in 2006 book 'Ad Haiti si nasce ultimi' by Alessandro Corallo.
Meritane f Haitian Creole
Of unknown meaning
Merline f English, Haitian Creole
Variant of Merlene. In some cases it may be a feminine form of Merlin.... [more]
Mésidye m Haitian Creole
Derived from French merci Dieu meaning "thanks be to God".
Mirlande f Haitian Creole
Possibly based on the sounds found in other names such as Mireille, Islande and Yolande.
Mirlene f Haitian Creole
Perhaps a contraction of names such as Mireille and Hélène. Also compare Mirlande.
Mirtha f Spanish (Latin American), Haitian Creole
Variant of Mirta. This is borne by the Argentine actress and television presenter Mirtha Legrand (1927-), real name Rosa María Juana Martínez Suárez.
Moune f Haitian Creole (Rare), Literature (Rare)
Ti Moune is the protagonist in the musical ONCE ON THIS ISLAND.
Mylove f Obscure, Haitian Creole
From the English phrase my love. Also compare Miamor.
Myrtho f Haitian Creole
Form of Myrto used by the French writer Gérard de Nerval in his poem Myrtho (1854).
Nithy f Haitian Creole
name of old village
Olguine f Haitian Creole
Possibly formed from Olga and the French feminine diminutive suffix -ine.
Philene f English (American, Rare), Haitian Creole, South African
Possibly a variant of Philine, a contraction of Philomène, or a feminine form of Phil using the common name suffix lene.
Rosemene f Haitian Creole
Combination of Rose and -mene, a feminine name suffix commonly used in Haiti. The second element might be taken from Philomène or from a name such as Chrismene, Dieumene, Jesumene or Viergemene in which it appears to originate from French mène meaning "leads" (i.e., the aforelisted names appear to be derived from French phrases with religious meanings - "Christ leads", "God leads", "Jesus leads" and "the Virgin (Mary) leads", respectively).
Rosemerlande f Haitian Creole
Combination of Rose and Merlande, a variation of Mirlande.
Rosemirtha f Haitian Creole
Combination of Rose and Mirtha.
Sabiana f Haitian Creole
Possibly an altered form of Sabina. This is borne by Sabiana Anestor (1994-), a Haitian judoka who competed in the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Saintalia f Haitian Creole
Saint-Louis m Haitian Creole, French
Given in honour of Louis IX of France (also known as Saint Louis).
Sanité f Haitian Creole, Louisiana Creole
Means "health, sanity" in French, ultimately from Latin sanus (via sanitas). This was the nickname of the Haitian revolutionary Suzanne Bélair (1781-1805). It was also borne by the first Voodoo Queen in New Orleans, Sanité Dédé, who was born a slave in Haiti.
Stalin m Indian, Spanish (Latin American), Haitian Creole
From the name of the Russian revolutionist and secretary general of the Communist party of the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin. Despite the controversial character of the politician, the name is used as a given name in India and (more rarely) in Latin America.
Sylfise f Haitian Creole
Possibly an elaborated form of Sylvie using the common Haitian name suffix -ise.
Viergela f Haitian Creole
From French Vierge est là meaning "the Virgin (Mary) is here".
Wideline f Haitian Creole
Feminine form of Wide.
Wilguens m Haitian Creole
May be a variant of William.
Willene f English (American), American (South), Haitian Creole, Afrikaans
Feminine elaboration of Willie using the common name suffix lene, or perhaps a contraction of names such as Wilhelmina, Wilmadeene, and Willodean.
Willio m Haitian Creole
Perhaps a short form or variant of William.
Wyclef m English (Modern), Haitian Creole (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Wyclef. A known bearer of this name is the Haitian-American artist Wyclef Jean.
Yolette f Haitian Creole
Possibly a diminutive of names beginning with Yol such as Yolène, Yolaine or Yolande, as -ette is a French feminine diminutive suffix, and perhaps influenced by Violette.
Yolly f Haitian Creole, Filipino
A famous bearer of this name is Yolly Roberson (Haiti, 1955-) a Miami attorney and Democratic politician who serves as the representative for District 104 of the Florida House of Representatives.
Yvenson m Haitian Creole
Transferred use of the surname Yvenson. A famous bearer of this name is Yvenson Bernard (1984-) a former professional Canadian football running back.
Yvesmark m Haitian Creole
Possible a combination of "Yves" and "Mark".
Yvrose f Haitian Creole
Possibly a contraction of Yvette and Rose.