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
Fanikia Girl Swahili Prosperousness
Faraja Girl Swahili Comfort, relief,...
Faraji Boy Swahili Comfort
Farashuu Girl Swahili Butterfly
Farasi Both Swahili Horse
Farida Girl Arabic Exceptional; uni...
Farisi Girl Swahili Able
Fasaha Girl Swahili Well-spoken
Fathiya Girl Arabic Victory
Fatima Girl Arabic Abstinence
Fatuma Girl Swahili Abstinence
Fauziya Girl Arabic Victorious
Fedha Both Swahili Silver, money, c...
Feruzi Both Swahili Turquoise
Fidela Girl Latin Faithful
Fikiliza Both Swahili Fulfill, bring a...
Fikira Both Swahili Idea, thought
Fila Girl Greek To love strength
Firdawsi Girl Swahili Garden of paradise
Firyali Girl Swahili Unusual, extraor...
Fujo Girl African She completes th...
Fumo Boy Swahili Spear
Fupi Both Swahili Brief, short
Furaha Girl Swahili Joy
Gabir Boy Arabic Comforter, conso...
Gasira Girl Swahili Brave
Ghalyela Girl Swahili Valuable
Ghanima Girl Swahili Prosperity, good...
Gharibuu Girl Swahili Unknown visitor
Gheche Girl Swahili Small