Louisiana Creole names
are used in the southern United States by the Louisiana Creole people.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
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.
FANCHON f French, Louisiana Creole
Diminutive of FRANÇOISE
. Borne by two mistresses of Louis, the Great Dauphin: Françoise 'Fanchon' Pitel (1662–1721), actress; and Françoise 'Fanchon' Moreau (1668-after 1743), operatic soprano... [more]
GUIDRY m French (Cajun), Louisiana Creole
Transferred use of the surname GUIDRY
. From a personal name based on the Germanic root waido
‘hunt’. The name is particularly associated with Cajuns in Louisiana, USA, who seem all to be descended from Claude Guédry
dit Grivois, who arrived in Acadia before 1671.... [more]
LODOÏSKA f Theatre, French (Rare), Louisiana CreoleLodoïska
is a French opéra comique (1791) by Luigi Cherubini. It was inspired by an episode from Jean-Baptiste Louvet de Couvrai’s novel Les amours du chevalier de Faublas
and is considered one of the first Romantic operas.
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.