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Enticing Caribbean baby names

Are you looking for an enticing baby name from the Caribbean, to give you a little bit of that island vibe? These names from some of the most beautiful places in the world are perfect options.

The Caribbean is a location that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands and the surrounding coasts. Located south of Florida, east of Mexico and north of South America, it boasts perfect temperatures, breathtaking beaches and loads of natural beauty. It’s a popular destination for vacations and weddings, and babies are adopted from these locales as well.

If you’ve visited the destinations of Jamaica, the Bahamas or any other island paradise, you may be keen to pursue baby names from these beautiful locations. Many have linguistic roots from colonizing nations, such as Spain and France, but others are uniquely their own. The Bahamas, for example, use many baby names that are also popular here in the U.S., but they often come up with unique names — for example, using a feminine version of the father’s name. Here are some of our favorites.

Caribbean baby names for boys

Caribbean boys’ names may have very different origins, either from the indigenous cultures that first populated the islands, or from the Spanish, French, or British people that took over later.

Haitian baby names for boys

  • Agwe
  • Azacca
  • Hennrick

Cuban baby names for boys

Jamaican baby names for boys

  • Ajay
  • Aldane
  • Jaheim
  • Javel
  • Keneil
  • Odane
  • Omario
  • Zidane

Dominican & Trinidadian baby names for boys

Caribbean baby names for girls

Whether you opt for the French-inspired baby names from Haiti or the Spanish-inspired names from Cuba, there are definitely some intriguing options that are popular in the Caribbean

Haitian baby names for girls

Cuban baby names for girls

Jamaican baby names for girls

  • Alesha
  • Amoya
  • Chevelle
  • Chrisann
  • Kimona
  • Nyoka
  • Tanice
  • Xaviera

Dominican & Trinidadian baby names for girls

Looking for more baby name inspiration? Check out our favorite celebrity baby names:

celebrity baby names

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