Mauritian Creole Submitted Surnames

Mauritian Creole names are used on the island nation of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Appadoo Mauritian Creole
Derived from Telugu అప్ప (appa) meaning "father" combined with the suffix -డు (-du) added to nouns.
Bissessur Mauritian Creole
Derived from the given name Vishveshvara.
Boodhoo Mauritian Creole, Trinidadian Creole
Derived from Sanskrit बुध् (budh) meaning "awakened, intelligent, wise".
Bundhoo Mauritian Creole
Derived from Sanskrit बन्धु (bandhu) meaning "kinsman, relative".
Gopaul Mauritian Creole, Trinidadian Creole
Derived from the given name Gopal.
Labonté French (Quebec), Haitian Creole, Mauritian Creole
From French la bonté meaning "(the) kindness, (the) goodness", originally used as a soldier's name and perhaps also as a nickname for a benevolent person. This surname is rare in France.
Mercure French (Quebec), Mauritian Creole, Haitian Creole
From the given name Mercure, making it a cognate of Mercurio. A known bearer was Canadian actress Monique Mercure (1930-2020).
Rajkoomar Mauritian Creole, South African
Variant of Rajkumar used by Mauritian and South African Indians.
Ramkissoon Trinidadian Creole, Mauritian Creole, South African, South American
Altered form of Ramakrishnan used mainly in Trinidad and Tobago, Mauritius, South Africa and Guyana. This surname is not used in India.
Rampersad Indian, Trinidadian Creole, Mauritian Creole
From Sanskrit राम (rāma) meaning "pleasing, pleasant, charming" combined with प्रसाद (prasāda) meaning "clearness, brightness, purity". It is primarily used by the Indian community in Trinidad and Tobago as well as Mauritius.