Creole Submitted Surnames

These names are used by speakers of creole languages.
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AGUMANU Igbo, Trinidadian Creole
its an last name and first name that comes from an Igbo tribe in Trinidad
AIMÉ Haitian Creole, French (African)
Means "loved, love" in French.
ARISTIDE Haitian Creole, French (African)
From the given name ARISTIDE. A notable bearer is Jean-Bertrand Aristide (1953-), the 37th and 39th President of Haiti.
BALLOU Haitian Creole, French (Caribbean), French
The Ballou name comes from that Medieval landscape of northwestern France known as Brittany. The name Ballou was originally derived from the family having lived in Brittany, where this distinguished family was established from ancient times... [more]
BEYINCÉ French, Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Creole form of Boyancé.... [more]
BIEN-AIMÉ Haitian Creole
Means "beloved from French bien meaning "good" and aimé meaning "love".
CÉSAIRE French, Haitian Creole
From the given name CÉSAIRE. A notable bearer was Aimé Césaire (1913-2008), a Martiniquais politician and writer.
COMEAU French, French (Acadian), Louisiana Creole
French: from a Gascon diminutive of Combe.
COMEAUX French (Acadian), French Creole
Variant spelling of French COMEAU.
DEVEAUX French, Bahamian Creole
Means "of the valleys", derived from French val "valley".
DEVON Jamaican Patois (Modern, Rare)
The name Devon is of English and Irish origin and means "Warrior of God". This name is also very common in the British West Indies, especially Jamaica.
DU PLESSIS Afrikaans, French Creole, French (Cajun), French (Huguenot)
French topographic name for someone who lived by a quickset fence, Old French pleis (from Latin plexum past participle of plectere ‘plait’, ‘weave’), with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’... [more]
ESTIMÉ Haitian Creole, French
Means "valued, esteemed" in French.
FILS-AIMÉ Haitian Creole
Means "beloved son" from French fils meaning "son" and aimé "love".
FORET French, French Creole
From Old French forest ‘forest’, a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a royal forest, or an occupational name for a keeper or worker in one. See also FORREST... [more]
HILAIRE Haitian Creole, French
From the given name HILAIRE.
JEAN-BAPTISTE Haitian Creole, French
From the French given name JEAN-BAPTISTE.
JEAN-LOUIS Haitian Creole
From the given names Jean and LOUIS.
JOLICOEUR French (Quebec), Haitian Creole
From Old French joli "joyful, cheerful" and cuer "heart". It was originally a nickname for a cheerful person. This was a frequent French Canadian secondary surname (or dit name).
MAHABIR Trinidadian Creole, Indian
From Sanskrit महा (mahā) meaning "great, massive" combined with वीर (vīrá) meaning "heroic, powerful, strong".
MAHARAJ South African, Indian, Trinidadian Creole, Fijian
Means "great king, great ruler", from Sanskrit महा (mahā) meaning "great, large, big" combined with राज (rāja) meaning "king, sovereign". It is also found among Indian communities abroad.
MARCELIN Haitian Creole, French
From the given name MARCELIN.
METREJON Louisiana Creole (?), French (?)
Maiden surname of Constance Leto (nee Metrejon). She was born in Louisiana and has Cajun(French) ancestry. The Metrejon line is traced back to Joseph Marie Maitrejean, who was born c. 1778, in Belle-Île-en-Mer, France, an island off the coast of Brittany.
MOROUX Louisiana Creole
From the surname Moroux.
NABITA Jamaican Patois (Rare)
The name of a jamaican girl who is unaware of the real historical background of the name "Nabita". But was given the name any way,it is said by many that it has an African pronounciation and persons would think that its origin is from Africa.
PERSAD Trinidadian Creole
Indo-Trinidadian variant of PRASAD.
RAJKOOMAR Mauritian Creole, South African
Variant of Rajkumar used by Mauritian and South African Indians.
RAMNARINE Trinidadian Creole, Indian
Trinidadian and Guyanese form of Ramnarayan, from Sanskrit राम (rāma) meaning "pleasing, pleasant" combined with नारायण (nārāyaṇá), an epithet of the Hindu god VISHNU.
RAMPERSAD Trinidadian Creole, South African, Mauritian Creole
Trinidadian surname of Indian Hindu origin; from Sanskrit राम (rāma) meaning "pleasing, pleasant, charming" combined with प्रसाद (prasāda) meaning "clearness, brightness, purity".
SHAKERA Jamaican Patois (Modern)
Shakera is a name given to a Jamaican girl who is very arrogant and tends to take out her anger on herself and others around her. But she is also a very intelligent girl who do well in her school work ,
ST FLEUR Haitian Creole
From the French place name St FLEUR.
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