Swahili Boy & Girl Names

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Swahili (also known as Kiswahili) is the native language of the people of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Mozambique, Burundi, Rwanda and the Congo and is of the Bantu language family. Some Swahili vocabulary is derived from Arabic, so Swahili names often have an Arabic flair. Many of the names in the movie The Lion King are Swahili in origin! Our Swahili names list contains popularity information, pronunciations and accurate origin and meanings data along with historical tidbits and unique pop culture references for each baby name. If you are looking for a traditional East African name for your baby, look no further than our selection of Swahili baby names.

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Name Gender Origin Meaning Rating
Bimkubwa Girl Swahili Great lady
Bimnono Girl Swahili Corpulent woman
Bin Boy Swahili Son
Binadamu Boy Swahili Son of Adam
Binti Girl Swahili Daughter, young ...
Bishara Girl Swahili Good tidings
Bitisururu Girl Swahili Child of joy
Bititi Girl Swahili Woman of strength
Biubwa Girl Swahili Smooth like a baby
Bonde Both Swahili Valley
Bopo Both Swahili Furrow, groove, ...
Bora Both Albanian Snow
Bubujika Both Swahili Bubble out, burs...
Buibui Both Swahili Spider
Buqisi Girl Swahili Queen of Sheba
Buruji Both Swahili Castle, battlement
Busara Girl Swahili Wisdom, prudence...
Bushira Girl Swahili Brings good tidi...
Busu Both Swahili Kiss
Buyu Both Swahili Calabash
Chaniya Girl Swahili Wealthy
Chausiku Girl Swahili Born at night
Chiku Girl Swahili Talker; one who ...
Chuki Girl Swahili Born in a time o...
Dabiku Girl Swahili Offering
Dafina Girl Swahili High worth
Dalila Girl Swahili Gentleness; her ...
Dalili Girl Swahili Omen; symbol
Damisi Girl Swahili Happy; gregarious
Darweshi Boy Swahili Holy