A classic Jolly Roger

Pirates had many different names, here is a list.

  • Bretheran of the Coast: This was what 17th century pirates called themselves.
  • Buccaneer: A term of pirates who operated in the Caribbean.
  • Freebooter: From the dutch word "free" this was another name for a pirate.
  • Sea Rat: A name for a man or woman new to the pirate life.
  • Sea Dog: An man experienced with life on the sea.
  • Sea Rover: A name for a pirate.