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
Rahma Girl Swahili Compassion
Ramla Girl Swahili Divination
Raziya Girl Swahili Friendly, pleasant
Reem Girl Arabic White antelope
Rehema Girl Swahili Empathy; compass...
Rim Girl Arabic White antelope
Rukiya Girl Arabic Ascending, progr...
Ruqayah Girl Swahili Better, superior
Saada Girl Swahili Assistant; help
Sabiha Girl Arabic Beautiful, brigh...
Sabra Both Arabic Patient, enduring
Sadaka Girl Swahili A spiritual offe...
Sadiki Girl Swahili Honest, sincere
Safi Boy Arabic Pure
Saida Girl Swahili Happy
Sakina Girl Swahili Peaceful, tranquil
Sala Girl Hebrew Peace
Salama Girl Swahili Peace
Salima Girl Arabic Whole; to be safe
Salme Girl Norse Maiden's hall
Samiha Girl Arabic Generous, tolerant
Samira Girl Arabic Pleasant community
Sanaa Girl Arabic Brilliance
Sanura Girl Swahili Young cat
Sauda Girl Swahili Dark and beautiful
Sekelaga Girl African Praise; rejoicing
Shahida Girl Arabic Witness
Shamim Both Arabic Fragrance
Shani Both Hebrew Crimson
Sharifa Girl Arabic Truthful, virtuous