are a subset of French names
used more often in the American state of Louisiana by Cajuns.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ALLEMAN French (Cajun), Spanish (Canarian), German
From the French and Spanish word for "German". Believed to have originated in the Alsace-Lorraine region. Some holders of the name migrated to the Canary Islands and are part of the larger Isleños population that settled throughout the Americas... [more]
CHENIER French (Cajun)
A sandy or shelly beach. Derived from the French word for wood, “chêne,” meaning oak.
GUIDRY French (Cajun)
From a personal name based on the Germanic root waido ‘hunt’. The name is particularly associated with Cajuns in LA, who seem all to be descended from Claude Guédry
dit Grivois, who arrived in Acadia before 1671.... [more]
HUVAL French (Cajun)
The Huval name has historically been labeled German or Acadian (Cajun), however, recently more information has been discovered that shows the Huvals came directly from France.... [more]
VIDRINE French (Cajun)
Vidrines are French Cajuns that live mostly around south central Louisiana, towns and cities like Mamou, Eunice and Ville Platte.