Rivers dry up, but not their names. —Benin, Nigeria, Togo (Yoruba)
Enjoy this list of popular African names. If you don’t discover a name that you like, please review the 5,508 names in The African Book of Names, or try our African Name Generator. Much like The African Book of Names, AfrikanNames.com takes a unique approach to names by focusing on meaning while still working to maintain the integrity of sound, region, and gender distinction (where applicable). However, please do not accept meanings as exclusive or absolute. Where there are errors in meaning, no disrespect is intended. Names have been researched to the best of our competence.
|AKANKE||To meet her is to love her.||F|
|ALAKE||One to be made much of.||F|
|ASHA||Life; she who lives.||F||(2003-978)|
|CHINUA||God’s own blessing.||M|
|KOFI||Born on Friday.||M|
|KWAME||Born on Saturday.||M|
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