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Animal and Creature Names

Enjoy these names for animals and creatures.

 

NAME
PRONUNCIATION
MEANING
ORIGIN
GENDER
AKASI (ah-KAH-see). Horse. Nigeria (Ishan)
AVU (AH-voo). Dove. Azania (Xhosa)
AZINZA (ah-ZEEN-zah). Mermaid. Togo (Mina)
BATTE (bah-teh). Elephant. Uganda (Luganda) (M)
BETOTO (beh-TOH-toh). Owl. Azania (Sotho)
CHANDU (CHAHN-doo). Octopus. Kiswahili
COYAH (koh-yah). Snake. Guinea
DANGALA (dahn-GAH-lah). Baboon. Azania (Zulu)
DUDU (DOO-doo). Insect. Kiswahili
FEZELA (feh-ZEH-lah). Scorpion. Azania (Nguni)
FINYEZI (feen-YEH-zee). Firefly. Azania (Zulu)
FIRIFIROO (fee-ree-fee-roh). Butterfly. Gambia (Mandinka)
FUDU (FOO-doo). Tortoise. Azania (Zulu)
GAMKA (GAHM-kah). Lions. Azania (Khoikhoin)
GATARE (gah-tah-reh). Small lion. Rwanda, Burundi(M)
GIWA (GEE-wah). Elephant. West Africa (Hausa)
GOYA (goh-yah). Wild cat. Southern Africa (Tsonga)
IMFEZI (ee-FEH-zee). Cobra. West Africa (Yoruba)
INAMA (ee-NAH-mah). Wild animals. Zambia (Bemba)
INGWE (eeng-weh). Leopard. Azania (Zulu)
KADA (KAH-dah). Crocodile. West Africa (Hausa)
KAKEMBO (kah-kehm-boh). Small monkey. Uganda (Ganda) (M)
KAMBUJI (kahm-BOO-jee). Goat. Malawi (Ngoni) (M)
KAMPOGO (kahm-poh-goh). Antelope. Rwanda, Burundi
KANONI (kah-NOH-nee). Little bird. Tanzania (Ulaya) (F)
KASUKU (kah-SOO-koo). Parrot. Kiswahili
KHOLA (KOH-lah). Deer. Kiswahili (F)
KINYONGA (keen-YOHN-gah). Chameleon. Kiswahili
KOLA (KOH-lah). Snail. Tanzania
KWENA (KWEH-nah). Crocodile. Azania (North Sotho)
LENCHO (LEHN-choh). Lion. Ethiopia, Kenya (Oromo) (M)
MUTENITENI (moo-TEH-nee- TEH-nee). Firefly. DRC (F)
NGOMBE (n-GOHM-beh). Cow. Malawi (Yao) (M)
NGUNI (n-GOON-nee). Honey bird. Zambia (Bemba)
NJAGI (n-JAH-gee). Zebra. Kenya
NJOFU (ndjh-oh-foo). Elephant. Tanzania (Chaga) (M)
NKUKU (n-koo-koo). Rooster. Malawi (Yao) (M)
NSOMBA (n-SOHM-bah). Fish. Malawi (Yao) (M)
ONI (OH-nee). Bird. Azania (Nguni)
PAA (PAH). Gazelle. Kiswahili
PAKA (PAH-kah). Cat. Kiswahili
PANYA (PAHN-yah). Mouse. Kiswahili
POPO (POH-poh). Butterfly. Kiswahili
SEMPALA (ssehm-pah-lah). An antelope. Uganda (Ganda) (M)
SENGO (ssehn-goh). Leopard. Uganda (Ganda) (M)
SENKIMA (ssehn-tch-ee-mah). Monkey. Uganda (Ganda) (M)
SENTASHYA (sehn-TAH-shah). Sparrow. Rwanda, Burundi (M)
SIRI (SEE-ree). Tiger. Nigeria
SULUWO (soo-LOO-woh). Wolf. Gambia
SUNDIATA (soon-dee-AH-tah). Hungry lion. Guinea (M)
TAUSI (tah-OO-see). Peacock. Kiswahili (F)
THETHE (teh-teh). Grasshopper. Azania (Nguni)
THUTIWA (too-tee-wah). Giraffe. Azania (Sotho)
TLOWANA (ttloh-wah-nah). Little elephant. Azania (Sotho)
TOLI (TOH-lee). A sparrow. West Africa (F)
TWIGA (twee-gah). Giraffe. Kiswahili
UFUDO (oo-FOO-doh). Tortoise. Azania (Nguni)
UGO (OO-goh). Eagle. Nigeria (Igbo) (M)
XOXO (TSOH-tsoh). Frog. Azania (Nguni)
YOLA (YOH-lah). Firefly. Nigeria (Hausa) (F)
ZAKI (ZAH-kee). Lion. West Africa (Hausa)
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