Tanzanian Boy & Girl Names

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Tanzanian Names

Tanzania is known for its bountiful wildlife and the vast untamed savannah of the Serengeti. The baby names used here are predominantly Swahili, and this is the native language of its people. English is also spoken and English baby names are also popular in Tanzania. Our Tanzanian 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 Tanzanian baby names.

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Name Gender Origin Meaning Rating
Kanoni Girl Swahili Type of small bird
Karama Girl Swahili Honour
Karima Girl Arabic Giving; generous
Karimu Girl Swahili Giving; generous
Kesi Girl Swahili Born at time of ...
Khadija Girl Arabic Born prematurely
Kheri Boy Swahili Better
Kibibi Girl Swahili Small woman
Kifimbo Both Swahili Small branch
Kijakazi Girl Swahili You owe your lif...
Kinaya Girl Swahili Whole; complete
Kipawa Both Swahili Gift
Kipenzi Girl Swahili Precious one; be...
Kisima Girl Swahili Spring
Kito Girl Swahili Gem
Kivuli Both Swahili Shadow
Kizuwanda Girl African Youngest child
Kulwa Girl African Oldest of twins
Kumi Both Swahili Ten
Kwanza Boy Swahili First
Kwasi Boy African Sunday born
Kweli Boy Swahili Truth
Kyalamboka Girl African Save me, God
Lamia Girl Greek Gullet
Latifa Girl Arabic Gentle, kind
Latifah Girl Arabic Gentle, kind
Latifu Girl Swahili Gentle, kind
Layla Girl Arabic Dark beauty
Lela Girl Persian Dark-haired beau...
Lila Girl Persian Dark-haired beau...