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
Yaa Girl African Born on a Thursday
Yafeu Boy African Bold
Yao Boy African Born on Thursday
Ye Girl African The eldest of tw...
Yooku Boy African Wednesday born
Yorkoo Boy African Thursday born