The West Indies, a small group of islands in the Caribbean Sea, is a nation of great diversity and the languages of the peoples living there speak to that diversity. Once colonized by Spanish, French and British explorers and settlers, the West Indies languages bear out that influence. Nearly two thirds of the West Indies population speaks Spanish; in Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. English and French are the languages of the rest of the islands. Dutch is also considered a minor language of the West Indies; spoken on Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire and southern Saint Martin. Baby Name World curates lists of Spanish, French, English and Dutch baby names and name meanings for simple browsing.