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
Kizuwanda Girl African Youngest child
Kizza Boy African Born after twins
Kodwo Boy African Monday Born
Kofi Boy African Born on a Friday
Kojo Boy African Monday Born
Kokayi Boy African He summons the p...
Kondo Boy African Battle
Kondwani Boy African Happy
Kopano Boy African The united or un...
Korfa Boy African N/A
Kufuo Boy African The father share...
Kukua Girl African Wednesday born
Kuliraga Girl African Crying
Kulwa Girl African Oldest of twins
Kumi Both Swahili Ten
Kunto Girl African Third-born child
Kwabena Boy African Tuesday born
Kwaku Boy African Born on a Wednes...
Kwame Boy African Saturday born
Kwanza Boy Swahili First
Kwasi Boy African Sunday born
Kweku Boy African Born on a Wednes...
Kweli Boy Swahili Truth
Kwende Boy African Let's go
Kwesi Boy African Sunday born
Kyalamboka Girl African Save me, God
Labaan Boy African N/A
Lamia Girl Greek Gullet
Latifa Girl Arabic Gentle, kind
Latifah Girl Arabic Gentle, kind