Popular African names for girls and boys

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1 Abayomi African Nigerian name meaning bringer of happiness. M
2 Abdalla African Servant of God. (Swahili). M
3 Abebe African Asked for (Nigerian). F
4 Abebi African Asked for (Nigerian). F
5 Abeeku African Ghanian word for one who is born on Wednesday. M
6 Abejide African Nigerian name for one who is born in the wintertime. M
7 Abiodun African Nigerian name given to one born during war. M
8 Abiola African Nigerian name given to one born during the New Year. M
9 Ada African First daughter. (Nigerian). F

10 Adah African First daughter. (Nigerian). F
11 Adana African Her father's daughter. (Nigerian). F
12 Adanna African Her father's daughter. (Nigerian). F
13 Adanya African Her father's daughter. (Nigerian). F
14 Addae African Ghanian word for the morning sun. M
15 Ade African Nigerian word meaning royal. M
16 Adebayo African Nigerian for 'he was happy'. M
17 Adeben African Ghanian name given to the twelfth-born son. M
18 Adejola African Nigerian name meaning 'the crown needs honour'. M
19 Adesola African Nigerian name meaning 'the crown honoured us'. M
20 Adika African Ghanian name given to the first child from a second husband. M
21 Adio African Righteous. (Nigerian.). M
22 Adisa African The clear one (Nigerian). M
23 Adofo African Ghanian word for warrior. M
24 Adom African God's blessing. (Ghanian). M
25 Adunbi African Nigerian word for pleasant. M
26 Adusa African Ghanian name given to the thirteenth-born child. M
27 Aganju African In Yoruban mythology, Aganju was the son and husband of Ododua, the earth goddess. M
28 Aiyetoro African Peace on earth. (Nigerian). M
29 Ajani African He fights for possession. (Nigerian). M
30 Akanni African Profitable encounter; our encounter brings wealth (Nigerian). M
31 Akiiki African Friend. (Ugandan). M
32 Akili African Bright. Smart. (Tanzanian). F
33 Akinlabi African We have a boy. (Nigerian). M
34 Akinlana African Brave (Nigerian). M
35 Akono African My turn. (Nigerian). M
36 Akua African Ghanian name for one born on Thursday. M
37 Akwetee African Ghanian name for the second twin born. M
38 Alika African Most beautiful. (Nigerian). F
39 Ama African Saturday's child. (Ghanese). F
40 Amadi African Rejoicing. (Nigerian). F
41 Amadi African Nigerian name meaning 'fated to die at birth'. M
42 Ambonisye African Tanzianian name meaning 'God rewards me'. M
43 Ameena African Trustworthy. (Swahili). F
44 Ameenah African Trustworthy. (Swahili). F
45 Ami African Saturday's child. (Ghanese). F
46 Amina African Trustworthy. (Swahili). F
47 Aminah African Trustworthy. (Swahili). F
48 Amineh African Trustworthy. (Swahili). F
49 Anane African Ghanian name given to the fourth son born. M
50 Andwele African Tanzanian name meaning 'God brings me'. M
51 Aniweta African Nigerian name meaning 'brought by a spirit'. M
52 Anum African Ghanian name given to the fifth born child. M
53 Apara African Nigerian name meaning 'child that comes and goes'. M
54 Aren African Eagle. (Nigerian). M
55 Ashia African Hope. Mythology: the wife of a Hindu demigod. (Somali). F
56 Ata African Ghanian name given to the first-born twin. M
57 Atsu African Ghanian name given to the second-born twin. M
58 Atu African Ghanian name given to a boy born on Saturday. M
59 Atuanya African A surprise; unexpected. (Nigerian). M
60 Ayize African Let it come. (Zulu). M
61 Ayo African Nigerian name meaning 'happiness'. M
62 Azi African Nigerian name meaning 'youth'. M
63 Aziza African Precious. (Swahili). F
64 Babafemi African Nigerian for 'my father loves me'. M
65 Bakari African Swahili name meaning 'promising'. M
66 Baruti African Botswanan name meaning 'teacher'. M
67 Bello African Assistant. M
68 Bem African Nigerian word for 'peace'. M
69 Betserai African Zimbabwean name meaning 'help'. M
70 Bobo African Ghanian name given to a child born on Tuesday. M
71 Bodua African Ghanian name that means 'animal tail'. M
72 Bomani African Malawian name meaning 'strong soldier'. M
73 Bornani African Malawian name meaning 'warrior'. M
74 Boseda African Nigerian name given to a child born on Sunday. M
75 Bour African Rock. M
76 Bron African Origin. M
77 Chane African Plant. M
78 Chenzira African Zimbabwean name meaning 'born while traveling'. M
79 Chi African Nigerian word for 'God'. M
80 Chika African God is supreme. (Nigerian). F
81 Chike African Variant of Chuioke: Nigerian name meaning 'talented'. M
82 Chinelo African Variant of Chuioke: Nigerian name meaning 'talented'. M
83 Chinese African Nigerian name meaning 'God protects'. M
84 Chinua African Nigerian name meaning 'God's blessings'. M
85 Chioke African Nigerian name meaning 'God's gift'. M
86 Chionesu African Zimbabwean name meaning 'protector'. M
87 Chisulo African Malawian name meaning 'steel'. M
88 Chiumbo African Kenyan word meaning 'small child'. M
89 Chuioke African Nigerian name meaning 'talented'. M
90 Chuma African Zimbabwean name meaning 'bead'. M
91 Cilombo African Camp by the road. M
92 Cinese African Variant of Chinese: Nigerian name meaning 'God protects'. M
93 Dabir African Teacher. M
94 Dada African Nigerian name meaning 'curly-haired child'. M
95 Dakarai African Zimbabwean name meaning 'happiness'. M
96 Dalia African Gentle. (Tanzanian). F
97 Dalila African Gentle. (Tanzanian) (Swahili). F
98 Danladi African Born on a Sunday. M
99 Daren African Nigerian name meaning 'born at night'. M
100 Darweshi African Swahili name meaning 'devout'. M