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
Harbuu Girl Swahili Warrior
Hartha Girl Swahili Fertile
Hasa Both Swahili Special
Hasanati Girl Swahili Good
Hasani Boy Arabic Beautiful
Hashiki Girl Swahili Passion
Hasijna Girl Swahili Pretty
Hasina Girl Swahili Good
Hasnaa Girl Swahili Beauty
Hawa Girl Arabic Eve, the wife of...
Hawla Girl Swahili Graceful like an...
Haya Girl Hebrew Alive, living
Hazina Girl Swahili Treasure; valuable
Hediye Girl Swahili Gift
Heri Boy Swahili Happiness, bless...
Hiari Girl Swahili Free will
Hiba Girl Hebrew Adore
Hidaya Girl Swahili Gift
Himidi Girl Swahili Praises to God
Hirizi Both Swahili Charm, amulet
Hisani Girl Swahili Mercy; forgiveness
Hishima Both Swahili Honor
Huru Both Swahili Free
Huruma Girl Swahili Compassion, symp...
Ibada Boy Swahili Reverence
Ibtisam Girl Swahili Smile, grin
Idi Boy Swahili Born during the ...
Idili Both Swahili Well behaved
Ijara Both Swahili Reward, payment
Ijumaa Both Swahili Friday