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
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
SANITÉ f Haitian Creole, Louisiana Creole
Means "health, sanity" in French, ultimately from Latin sanus
). 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.
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.