Louisiana Creole Submitted Names

Louisiana Creole names are used in the southern United States by the Louisiana Creole people.
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Adelice f Medieval French, Louisiana Creole, French (Modern)
Variant of Adelicia. In France, this name was revived in the 1990s.
Adilie f Louisiana Creole, Walloon (Rare)
Variant of Adèle (compare Adélie). Sainte Adèle d'Orp-le-Grand (also known as Adilie) is particularly venerated in Wallonia.
Aglaë f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Creole form of Aglaia.
Aglaía f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Aglaia.
Alexandro m Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Alejandro.
Alexo m Galician (Rare), Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Galician variant of Aleixo and Louisiana Spanish form of Alexis.
Alfonsia f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Alphonsine.
Alozia f French (Quebec), Louisiana Creole
Creole form and Québécois variant of Aloysia.
Amincia f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Amynthe.
Amynthe f & m French (Archaic), Louisiana Creole
French feminine and masculine form of Amyntas.
Apolinário m Portuguese (African), Louisiana Creole (Rare)
Portuguese and Louisiana Spanish form of Apollinaris.
Arcades m Louisiana Creole (Rare)
Louisiana Spanish form of Arcade.
Arcángelo m Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Archange.
Armantine f French (Rare), French (Cajun, Rare), Louisiana Creole (Rare, Archaic)
Rare variant of French Armandine historically found in the Poitou-Charentes region.
Arsena f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish feminine form of Arsenios.
Atenasia f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Athenais.
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]
Balentín m Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Louisiana Spanish form of Valentín.
Carlata f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Charlotte.
Carmelite f Louisiana Creole
Most likely a diminuitive of Carmel, possibly influenced by Spanish Carmelita.
Castille f & m French (Rare), Louisiana Creole, English
Transferred use of the surname Castille.
Célésie f Louisiana Creole
Vernacular form of Céleste.
Claremonde f French (Rare, Archaic), Louisiana Creole (Rare, Archaic), French (Cajun)
Old French form of Claremunda, which may have been derived from Latin clarus "clear, bright" and Germanic mund "protector".
Clarica f Medieval German, Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Medieval German variant of Claricia and Louisiana Spanish variant of Clarita via a Latinization of Clarice.
Colastie f Louisiana Creole
Possibly a feminine form of Colas.
Constancia f Medieval Occitan, Medieval English, German (Bessarabian), Dutch (Antillean), Spanish, Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Occitan and Spanish form and Bessarabian German variant of Constantia as well as an English Latinization of Constance.
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."
Desdouleurs f Louisiana Creole (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from French des douleurs, meaning "the sorrows" and used as the Louisiana Creole equivalent of Dolores.
Domitilda f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Domitilde.
Donathilde f Louisiana Creole, French (Quebec, Archaic)
Variant of Donatille influenced by names ending in -hilde.
Donatilia f Louisiana Creole, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Louisiana Spanish form of Donatilla as well as a Brazilian Portuguese elaborated form.
Doralise f French (Cajun), American (South), Louisiana Creole, French (Acadian)
Variant of Doralice as well as 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.
Edesie f Louisiana Creole
French form of Edusa via the variant Edesia.
Éliska f Louisiana Creole
Diminutive of Élisabeth, possibly influenced by Eliška.
Emanueline f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Creole diminutive of Emmanuelle.
Émelia f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Creole cognate of Emelia and Emelie (via Emélie).
Émelise f Louisiana Creole
18th and 19th-century elaboration of Émelia and Émelie with the then-popular feminine name suffix -lise.
Emerancia f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Emeranthe.
Emerite f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Creole form of Emerita.
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.
Estéban m Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Louisiana Spanish form of Esteban.
Estevan m Louisiana Creole, Medieval Spanish
Medieval Spanish variant and Louisiana Spanish form of Esteban.
Etienna f Louisiana Creole (Rare, ?)
Possibly an Louisiana Creole feminine form of the French masculine Étienne.
Eucarista f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Euchariste.
Euchariste m & f Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
French masculine and feminine form of Eucharistus.
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.
Eufamia f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Euphemia.
Eutropie f Louisiana Creole
Feminine form of Eutrope.
Evella f Louisiana Creole
Feminine form of Evelle.
Ezilda f Norman, French (Cajun), Louisiana Creole
Norman feminine name of unknown etymology, possibly linked to the given name Isolde.
Ezora f Louisiana Creole
Possibly a variant of Isora.
Fanchon f French, Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Diminutive of Françoise. It may have developed from the Breton name Fañchenn, the feminine form of Fañch... [more]
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 Late Roman, Albanian, Italian (Rare), English (American), Spanish (Latin American), Louisiana Creole
Feminine form of Floridus. This is also the name of a state in the United States of America, which was originally named La Florida by the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León (1474-1521)... [more]
Helmina f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Hermine.
Idéa f Louisiana Creole, Greek Mythology (Gallicized)
French form of Idaea. As a given name, it may be an elaboration of Ide (the French form of Ida).
Idolia f Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Louisiana Spanish form of Eudolie.
Izora f English, Louisiana Creole
Possibly a variant form of Isora.
Josana f Louisiana Creole
Variant of Josanna, used as a Louisiana Spanish form of Josette.
Léoncia f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Creole form of Leontia.
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), Louisiana Creole, History (Ecclesiastical)
This name was/is usually given in honor of Saint Lézin, a 6th-century bishop of Angers, France. His name is said to be derived from Latin Licinius.
Lezina f Louisiana Creole
Feminine form of Lezin.
Lodoïska f Theatre, French (Rare), Louisiana Creole, French (Quebec, Archaic)
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... [more]
Lodoiska f Theatre, Louisiana Creole
Borne by the titular character of Simon Mayr's opera La Lodoiska (1796). The name itself is a variant of Lodoïska.
Louisiana f Louisiana Creole (Rare), English (Rare)
Derived from the name of the state which was based on the French masculine name Louis.
Louisianaise f Louisiana Creole (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from French louisianaise "female Louisianian".
Louison f & m French, Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
French diminutive of both Louise and Louis and Louisiana Creole diminutive of Louise.
Luisiana f Louisiana Creole (Rare, Archaic)
Derived from Luisiana, the Spanish word for the state of Louisiana.
Magdeleine f Louisiana Creole, French (Acadian)
Creole variant of Madeleine, influenced by Magdalena.
Maneta f Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Louisiana Spanish form of Manette.
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.
Marcéline f Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Creole form of Marceline.
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.
Naneta f Czech, Slovak, Provençal, Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Czech, Slovak, Provençal and Louisiana Spanish form of Nanette.
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]
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.
Pelagía f Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Louisiana Spansih form of Pelagia.
Pouponne f Louisiana Creole
Feminization of Poupon.
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".
Roseta f Provençal, Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Provençal and Louisiana Spanish form of Rosette.
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]
Silésie f Louisiana Creole
Most likely a variant of Célésie. ... [more]
Théogène m & f French (Archaic), Louisiana Creole, French (African)
French form of Theogenes. In modern times, this name is found primarily in Rwanda.
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.
Ti-jean m Folklore, Antillean Creole (Rare), Louisiana Creole (Rare), French (Cajun, Rare)
Derived from Cajun French ''petit-Jean'' meaning "little Jean". This is the name of a stock character in fairy tales from francophone areas in the Americas such as Quebec, Louisiana, Martinique, and Guadeloupe.
Ysavel f Medieval Galician (?), Louisiana Creole (Archaic)
Medival Galician form and Louisiana Spanish variant of Isabel.
Zaire f Louisiana Creole
Creole form of Zaïre.
Zelestino m Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Celestino.
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.