Louisiana Creole Submitted Names

Louisiana Creole names are used in the southern United States by the Louisiana Creole people.
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ANAÏSE   f   Louisiana Creole
Creole variant of Anaïs.
ANRIETTE   f   Louisiana Creole
Creole variant of Henriette.
ARMANTINE   f   French (Rare), French (Cajun, Rare), Louisiana Creole (Rare, Archaic)
Rare variant of French Armandine historically found in the Poitou-Charentes region.
ASÉLIE   f   Louisiana Creole
(Spelling?) Variant of Azélie.
ATHALIE   f   French, Louisiana Creole
French form of Athaliah.
AZALÉE   f   French, American, Louisiana Creole, French (Quebec)
French form of AZALEA. See also AZÉLIE; as a French given name, the form Azélie appears to be more common (in French-Canadian, Louisiana Creole French regions).... [more]
AZÉMIE   f   Louisiana Creole
Variant of Azémia.
BETYE   f   Louisiana Creole
Variation of Betty.
BRUNEAU   m   Louisiana Creole
Variation of Bruno.
BUFORD   m   English, American (South), Louisiana Creole, Popular Culture
Transferred us of the surname Buford.
CARMELITE   f   Louisiana Creole
Most likely a diminuitive of Carmel, possibly influenced by Spanish Carmelita.
CASCILLE   f   Louisiana Creole
Creole form of Casilde.
CASTILE   m   Louisiana Creole
Variation of Castille.
CASTILLE   f & m   French (Rare), Louisiana Creole, English
Transferred use of the surname Castille.
CÉLÉSIE   f   Louisiana Creole
Vernacular form of Céleste.
COLASTIE   f   Louisiana Creole
Possibly a feminine form of Colas.
COMEAUX   m   Louisiana Creole, French (Acadian)
Transferred use of the surname Comeaux.
CORAIDE   f   Louisiana Creole
19th-century elaboration of Cora with the then-popular feminine name suffix -ide.
CYRIAQUE   m & f   French, Louisiana Creole
French form of Cyriacus or sometimes Cyriaca, depending on the sex of the bearer.
DAGOBERT   m   Ancient Germanic, Dutch, German, History, Louisiana Creole
Means "bright day", derived from the Germanic element daga "day" combined with Old High German beraht "bright." Dagobert I was a 7th-century Merovingian king of Austrasia, the Franks, Neustria and Burgundy.
DEBRUN   m   Louisiana Creole
Meaning, "of brown."
DORALISE   f   French (Cajun), American (South), Louisiana Creole, French (Acadian)
Possibly a variant of Doralice, or an 18th- and 19th-century elaboration of Dora using the then-popular name suffix lise.
DORSILLE   f   Louisiana Creole
Possibly a Creole variant of French Drusille.
DUPLESSIS   m   Louisiana Creole
Transferred use of the surname Duplessis.
ECLAIRE   f   Louisiana Creole (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Either an elaboration of Claire or a borrowing of French éclairé "illuminated".
EDESIE   f   Louisiana Creole
Possibly a form of Edessa.
EDILIA   f   Spanish (Latin American), Italian (Rare), Louisiana Creole
Of uncertain origin and meaning.
EDOLIE   f   Louisiana Creole
Variant of Eudolie.
ÉLÉONTINE   f   Louisiana Creole, French (Acadian), French (Quebec)
Elaboration of Léontine, possibly influenced by Eléonore.
ELODIE   f   Louisiana Creole (Rare), English (Rare)
Variant of Élodie found in Louisiana.
ÉMELISE   f   Louisiana Creole
18th and 19th-century elaboration of Émelia and Émelie with the then-popular feminine name suffix -lise.
ÉMÉRANTE   f   Louisiana Creole
Creole variant of Emeranthe.
EMETILDA   f   Louisiana Creole
Creole variant of Matilda. Compare Acadian Métilde.
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.
ETIENNA   f   Louisiana Creole (Rare, ?)
Possibly an Louisiana Creole feminine form of the French masculine Étienne.
EUDOLIE   f   Louisiana Creole
Likely a Creole variant of Odelia or a feminine form of Eudes via its older form Eudo and the feminine variant Eudeline.
EZORA   f   Louisiana Creole
Possibly a variant of Isora.
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]
FERNEST   m   Louisiana Creole
Combination of Ferdinand & Ernest.
FLORESTINE   f   French (Rare), Louisiana Creole
French feminine form of Florestan. This was borne by Princess Florestine of Monaco (1833-1897), daughter of the Monegasque prince Florestan I.
FLORIDA   f   Italian, English, Louisiana Creole
When referring to the naming of the state, the meaning is "Flowery (Easter)" (to distinguish it from Christmastide which was also called Pascua), in honor of its discovery by the Spanish during the Easter season... [more]
FORET   m   Louisiana Creole
Transferred use of the surname Foret.
GAUDET   m   Louisiana Creole
French, from the Germanic personal name Waldo (from waldan ‘to govern’).
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]
GUILLIOT   m   Louisiana Creole
Transferred use of the surname Guilliot.
IDÉA   f   Louisiana Creole
Likely an elaboration of French Ide and Ida.
IZORA   f   English, Louisiana Creole
Possibly a variant form of Isora.
LEBRUN   m   Louisiana Creole
Meaning, "the brown."
LEOPAULINE   f   Louisiana Creole (Rare)
Variant of Léopoldine influenced by Pauline.
LESTAN   m   French (Rare, Archaic), Louisiana Creole (Rare)
Shortened form of a Norman personal name, either Leodstan or Leofstan. The involved name elements are LEOD "people", LEOF "love", and STAN "stone".
LÉZIN   m   French (Archaic), French (Cajun), American (South), Louisiana Creole, History
This name was/is usually given in honor of Saint Lézin, a 6th-century bishop of Angers, France.... [more]
LODOÏSKA   f   Theatre, French (Rare), Louisiana Creole
Lodoïska 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.
LOUISIANA   f   Louisiana Creole (Rare), English (Rare)
Derived from the name of the state which was based on the French masculine name Louis.
MAGDALINE   f   Louisiana Creole
Creole form of Magdalena.
MAGDELEINE   f   Louisiana Creole, French (Acadian)
Creole variant of Madeleine, influenced by Magdalena.
MARCÉLITE   f   Louisiana Creole
Likely a diminutive of Marcelle and/or a Creole variant of Marcellette.
MÉLITTE   f   Louisiana Creole
Most likely a Creole form of Melitta, this was also used as a diminutive and pet form of Émelia, Émelise and similar names.
MOLAISON   m   Louisiana Creole
Transferred use of the surname Molaison.
NASTASIE   f   French (Archaic), Louisiana Creole (Archaic), Literature
Vernacular truncated form of Anastasie (compare Nastasia) found in the Poitou-Charentes region of France, this name also made its way to Louisiana. ... [more]
ONEZIE   f   Louisiana Creole
Variant of Onezia.
ONEZIME   m   Louisiana Creole
Creole variant of Onésime.
OZILE   f   Louisiana Creole
Creole variant of Ozille and possibly related to Ozella.
OZITTE   f   Louisiana Creole
Most likely a Creole form of Osithe.
PÉLAGIE   f   French, Louisiana Creole
French form of Pelagia.
PERPÉTUE   f   Louisiana Creole
Creole form of Perpetua.
PHYLICIA   f   Louisiana Creole, African American
Combination of PHYLLIS and FELICIA. Famous bearer is Phylicia Rashad, actress.
RIVET   m   Louisiana Creole
Transferred use of the surname Rivet.
ROBICHAUX   m   Louisiana Creole
Transferred use of the surname Robichaux, which in itself is an altered spelling of Robichon or Roubichou, pet forms of Robert.
ROSAMIE   f   English (Rare), Filipino, Louisiana Creole (Rare, Archaic), French (Acadian, Rare, Archaic)
Perhaps a diminutive of Rosamund (compare Annemie, Rosemay), though it is claimed to be a combination of Rose with French amie "friend".
SAMANIE   f & m   Louisiana Creole (Rare)
Most likely a transferred use of the surname Samanie which seems to originate in Houma, Louisiana.
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.
SEPTIME   m & f   Louisiana Creole, French (Archaic)
French form of SEPTIMUS and SEPTIMIUS, as well as the French feminine form of SEPTIMA.... [more]
SHAILENE   f   English, Louisiana Creole
Combination of SHAY and the popular suffix lene (see LENE)... [more]
SILÉSIE   f   Louisiana Creole
Most likely a variant of Célésie. ... [more]
SYMONE   f   African American, Louisiana Creole
Modern variant of SIMONE. A famous bearer is Raven-Symone.
THÉOGÈNE   m   French (Archaic), Louisiana Creole
French form of the Greek name Θεαγένης (Theagenes) which means "birth of god", derived from θεος (theos) "god" and γένης (genos) "birth, origin".
THEOSIA   f   Louisiana Creole
Most likely a contracted form of Theodosia.
THEOTIS   m   French (Cajun), Louisiana Creole, American (South)
Apparently created as a strictly masculine form of Théotiste.
THÉOTISTE   f   Louisiana Creole, French (Rare, Archaic)
While apparently originally a unisex name, Théotiste seems to have been used predominantly on females since at least the early 1800s.... [more]
THERZILE   f   Louisiana Creole
Creole variant of Tharsile.
THIBODEAUX   m   Louisiana Creole
Transferred use of the surname Thibodeaux.
VERNEL   m   Louisiana Creole
Variation of Vernal.
ZELIME   f   Louisiana Creole
French form of Zelima.
ZÉOLIDE   f   French (Acadian), Louisiana Creole
Likely an 18th and 19th-century elaboration of the (very) rare feminine name Zéolie with the then-popular feminine name suffix -ide.
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