Ghanaian Boy & Girl Names

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Ghanaian Names

Traditional names in the West African country of Ghana vary by ethnic group, of which there are many. Most of them base the first names they give to their newly born children on the day of the week on which the child has been born. This tradition is favored by most West African peoples including the Akan, Beninese, Togo and the Côte d'Ivoire. A child that is born on a certain day is believed to have certain traits, which is reflected in their name. If you are looking for a traditional West African name for your baby, look no further than our selection of Ghanaian baby names.

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Name Gender Origin Meaning Rating
Anane Boy African The fourth son
Ankoma Boy African Last born
Antobam Girl African Child born after...
Anum Boy African The fifth born
Ata Both African Twin
Atsu Boy African Youngest of twins
Atu Boy African Saturday born
Awotwe Boy African Born eighth
Baako Girl African The first born
Baba Girl African Thursday born
Badu Boy African Tenth
Boahinmaa Girl African She has departed...
Bobo Boy African On tuesday born
Coujoe Boy African Monday Born
Do Girl African First-born after...
Dofi Girl African Second-born afte...
Donkor Boy African One whom is humble
Ebo Boy African Tuesday born
Efia Girl African Born on Friday
Enam Boy African A gift from god
Enyonyam Girl African Pleasant to me
Esi Girl African Sunday born
Fenuku Boy African Born past term
Fifi Both Hebrew He will enlarge
Gyasi Boy African One who is wonde...
Jojo Both African Monday born
Kakra Girl African Youngest of twins
Kodwo Boy African Monday Born
Kofi Boy African Born on a Friday
Kojo Boy African Monday Born