African Boy & Girl Names

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African Names

The African continent is home to hundreds of indigenous tribes, each generally having its own language (or dialect) and culture. There are over 2100 languages spoken natively in Africa, making African baby names some of the most diverse in the world. From Akan to Bantu to Swahili, our African baby names list has many different varieties and representations of names, and includes info on the popularity, pronunciations, origin and meanings of the names, along with relevant historical and pop culture references. If you?re looking to honor your heritage, or just searching for a beautiful, meaningful name, take a look at our collection of African baby names.

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Name Gender Origin Meaning Rating
Abena Girl African Born on a Tuesday
Abeni Girl African We asked for thi...
Abeo Girl African I bring joy
Abi Girl African N/A
Abibatu Girl African N/A
Abidemi Girl African Girl born during...
Abikanile Girl African Listen
Abimbola Girl African Born to be wealthy
Abina Both Hebrew Father
Abiodun Boy African Born during a war
Abiola Boy African Born in honor
Abiria Both Swahili Passenger
Abisatou Girl African N/A
Abisola Girl African Born into a weal...
Abiyatou Girl African N/A
Abla Girl Arabic Woman with a ful...
Abrahem Boy Hebrew Father of a migh...
Acenith Girl Hebrew Follower of Neith
Achmed Boy Arabic Worthy of praise...
Ada Girl Germanic Noble kind; of t...
Adaeze Girl African Princess
Adama Both Hebrew Man; earth
Adanna Girl African Being the father...
Adanne Girl African Resembling the m...
Adanya Girl African Being the father...
Ade Both African Peak, pinnacle, ...
Adebola Girl African Honor is brought...
Adebomi Girl African My crown covered...
Adedewe Girl African Broken crown
Adeleke Girl African A crown reaches ...