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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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]
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.
Dorestin m Haitian Creole
One of the children in 2006 book 'Ad Haiti si nasce ultimi' by Alessandro Corallo.
Estè f Haitian Creole (Rare)
Haitian Creole form of Esther.
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]
Gerardson m Haitian Creole
Variant of Gerard, influenced by the spelling of Jackson, Nelson, Wilson and other names ending in -son.
Guerdy m & f Haitian Creole
French phonetic spelling of Gerdi.... [more]
Izarak m Haitian Creole
Haitian Creole form of Isaac.
Jenniflore f Haitian Creole
Probably a combination of the names Jenny or Jennifer and Flora.
Jésula f Haitian Creole
Means "Jesus is Here" in Haitian Creole
Jocelerme m Haitian Creole
Maybe a blend of José and Guilherme.
Jormarlie f Haitian Creole
The name of the daughter of the assassinated Haïtian president Jovenel Moïse.
Jovenel m Haitian Creole
Probably a Haitian form of Juvenal.
Kettly f Haitian Creole
Of unknown meaning.... [more]
Léger m French, Haitian Creole
French form of Leudagar. Saint Léger, Bishop of Autun was a 7th-century Frankish martyr.
Mackensia f Haitian Creole, English (Modern)
Elaboration of Mackenzie with the suffix -ia.
Maffi f Haitian Creole
From the french phrase "mon filles" meaning "my girl".
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.
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.
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]
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]
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.
Mésidye f Haitian Creole
Haitian Creole form of "Merci Dieu", meaning "Thanks Be to God"
Mirlande f Haitian Creole, African American
Possibly a feminized elaboration of Merle, with the French name suffix -ande (see: Melisande).
Moune f Haitian Creole (Rare), Literature (Rare)
Ti Moune is the protagonist in the musical ONCE ON THIS ISLAND.
Nithy f Haitian Creole
name of old village
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.
Viergela f Haitian Creole
Means "The Virgin (Mary) is Here" in Haitian Creole
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.