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
Babu Boy Swahili Ancestor, grandf...
Bado Both Swahili Not ready, not yet
Badriya Girl Swahili Like the moon
Bahari Both Swahili Something vast; ...
Bahati Girl Swahili Luck, fortune
Bahiya Girl Arabic Beautiful
Bali Both Swahili On the contrary
Balozi Boy Swahili Consul, ambassador
Bamba Both Swahili Advice
Baraka Boy Arabic Blessing
Barke Girl Swahili A blessing
Basha Girl Hebrew Daughter of a pr...
Bashaam Girl Swahili Wealthy
Bashira Girl Arabic Well-educated; w...
Basma Girl Arabic A smile
Basmah Girl Arabic A smile
Batuuli Girl Swahili Young maiden
Baya Girl Swahili Ugly-looking
Bayyina Girl Swahili Testament; evide...
Bebi Girl Swahili Infant
Betoto Both Swahili Owl
Bia Girl Italian White; fair
Biashara Both Swahili Trade, business
Bibi Girl Latin Alive
Bilashi Both Swahili For no reason
Bimbaya Girl Swahili Ugly-looking woman
Bimdogo Girl Swahili Young woman
Bimkubwa Girl Swahili Great lady
Bimnono Girl Swahili Corpulent woman
Bin Boy Swahili Son