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
Lulu Girl German N/A
Lumbwi Both Swahili Chameleon
Madaha Girl African Elegant, charming
Madiha Girl Arabic Praise, commenda...
Maisha Girl Swahili Life
Makini Girl Swahili Placid
Malaika Girl Arabic Angel
Malia Girl Hebrew Uncertain, maybe...
Malika Girl Arabic Queen
Malkia Girl Swahili Queen
Mariamu Girl African For the virgin M...
Marini Girl African Charming
Marjani Girl Swahili Coral
Mashavu Girl Swahili Chubby-cheeked
Masika Girl Swahili Born during the ...
Maskini Girl Swahili Impoverished
Masomakali Boy African Sharp eyes
Masopakyindi Boy African Eyes like hard p...
Maulidi Girl Swahili Born during Maul...
Merah Girl Hebrew Bitter
Mila Girl Latin Rival; emulating
Mosi Both Swahili The first born
Motogusinile Boy African The first is out
Mposi Boy African Blacksmith
Muna Girl Arabic Hope; object of ...
Munira Girl Arabic Luminous, bright...
Murua Girl African Graceful; elegant
Mwajuma Girl Swahili Born on a Friday
Mwaka Boy African Born at the begi...
Mwamba Boy African Strong, powerful