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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 12 Views | 🔊 11 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: English

Meaning: Associated with the tropi...

Pronunciation: kuh-RIB-ee-uhn, /kəˈrɪ.bi.ən/, K EH R IH B IY AH N

Popularity Rank: #111,775

On this page:

  • 1. Caribbean Meaning
  • 2. Caribbean Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Caribbean
  • 4. Translations of Caribbean
  • 5. Caribbean Name Popularity
  • 6. Caribbean popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Caribbean Name Poster
  • 8. Names similar to Caribbean

Caribbean Meaning

Derived from the name of the region in the Caribbean Sea. The name is associated with tropical islands, beaches, and a relaxed lifestyle.

Caribbean also means "Associated with the tropical region in the Caribbean Sea.".

Caribbean is commonly found in United States of America, France, Colombia, and 26 more countries.

Caribbean Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: kuh-RIB-ee-uhn

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /kəˈrɪ.bi.ən/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: K EH R IH B IY AH N

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

EH: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

B: Pronounce as in "big" (B IH G)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Caribbean?

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Translations of Caribbean

Caribbean Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Caribbean is recorded 205 times globally, ranking it as the 111,775th most common name worldwide.

Caribbean is most prevalent in United States of America, with 106 occurrences, making it the 16,282th most popular name in the country.

In United States of America, the name Caribbean is found among 1 in every 17067 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

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Caribbean popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Caribbean from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Nicknames for Caribbean

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Caribbean Name Poster

Caribbean Name Poster

Names similar to Caribbean

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