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
Aba Both Hebrew Father or grandf...
Ababuo Girl African Child that returns
Abam Girl African Second-born afte...
Abana Girl African Born on a Tuesday
Abeeku Boy African Born on a Wednes...
Abena Girl African Born on a Tuesday
Abina Both Hebrew Father
Addae Boy African The sun; morning
Adeben Boy African The twelfth born
Adika Boy African First child from...
Adio Girl African Born on Monday; ...
Adofo Boy African Brave warrior
Adom Boy Hebrew Man; earth
Adowa Girl African Born on Tuesday
Adusa Boy African The thirteenth b...
Adwoa Girl African Born on Monday
Adzo Girl African On monday born
Afafa Girl African First baby conce...
Afryea Girl African Born at a time o...
Afua Both Swahili Mercy, protection
Agyei Boy African Messenger of God
Agyeman Boy African Born fourteenth
Agymah Boy African He who leaves hi...
Akosua Girl African Given life on Su...
Akua Girl African Born on a Wednes...
Akwete Girl African The eldest of tw...
Akwetee Boy African Youngest twin
Akwokwo Girl African Youngest of twins
Ama Girl Native Ame... Water
Ampah Boy African Trust