Popular African Baby Names
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Avoiding Unisex Names
Names, by their very nature, are meant to reflect the gender of the individual. This is a truth universally acknowledged regardless of the culture to which you belong. However, like everything else, there are exceptions to this rule and the confusion this might create....More..

Popular African Baby Names

Names
Gender
Meaning
Female (Girls)
High Exalted; To Ascend
Female (Girls)
Born On Thursday (Fante Origin)
Female (Girls)
Born On Sunday Or First Day Of The Week
Male (Boy)
Peace ( Swahili Origin )
Female (Girls)
Peace ( Swahili Origin )
Male (Boy)
Strength And Builder (Yoruba Of Nigeria)
How Does The Name Sound?
This is definitely the most important factor. When you say the name aloud does it have a pleasing sound? Choose a name and say it repeatedly. Call it out loud and see if it appeals to you and your spouse. Also, call out the first name along with your last name. More..
 
Female (Girls)
Trustful , Honest ( Swahili Origin)
Female (Girls)
Look Up To God (Ibo Eastern Nigeria)
Female (Girls)
Strong African Woman (Ghana)
Male (Boy)
Strong African Woman (Ghana)
Female (Girls)
Meadow Of Ash Trees
Female (Girls)
Bright ( Somalia)
Male (Boy)
Bright ( Somalia)
Female (Girls)
Beautiful Flower (Ethiopian)
Male (Boy)
Beautiful Flower (Ethiopian)
 
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