Caribbean Submitted Surnames
are used on the islands of the Caribbean Sea.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ETIENAM Nigerian, Ibibio (?), Spanish (Caribbean, ?)
This is a name which originates from the Calabar/Akwa Ibom region of southeastern Nigeria. It means "a doer of good, or benevolent". It is also found in Spanish-speaking regions of the Caribbean such as Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and Cuba (El Oriente) which have populations of people of Ibibio/Efik decent known as "Carabali".
MAHABIR Trinidadian Creole, Indian
From Sanskrit महा (mahā)
"great, massive" combined with वीर (vīrá)
"heroic, powerful, strong". Though this surname is of Indian origin, it is mainly used by Indo-Trinidadian and Tobagonians.
MARAJ Trinidadian Creole, Indian
Shortened form of Maharaj
meaning "great king"; of Indian origin. A famous bearer is Onika Maraj (1982–; known by her stage name Nicki Minaj), a Trinidadian-American singer.
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.
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 ,