AFRICAN BABY NAMES

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Ababuo
F
A child that keeps coming back Ewe, Ghana
Aduke
F
Beloved, cherished Yoruba, Nigeria
Asya
F
Born during a time of grief Swahili, East Africa
Afryea
F
Born during happy times Ewe, Ghana
Abidemi
F
Born during the father's absence Yoruba, Nigeria
Abiona
F
Born on a journey Yoruba, Nigeria
Afua
F
Born on Friday Ewe, Ghana
Ama
F
Born on Saturday Ewe, Ghana
Akosua
F
Born on Sunday Ewe, Ghana
Aba
F
Born on Thursday Fante, Ghana
Abena
F
Born on Tuesday Fante, Ghana
Adowa
F
Born on Tuesday Akan, Ghana
Akua
F
Born on Wednesday Ewe, Ghana
Abimbola
F
Born to be wealthy Yoruba, Nigeria
Adamma
F
Child of beauty Ibo, Nigeria
Aluna
F
Come here Mwera, Kenya
Adeleka
F
Crown brings happiness Yoruba, Nigeria
Adelola
F
Crown brings honor Yoruba, Nigeria
Aina
F
Difficult birth Yoruba, Nigeria
Akwete
F
First born of twins Ga, Ghana
Adedagbo
F
Happiness is a crown Yoruba, Nigeria
Afiya
F
Health Swahili, East Africa
Abeo
F
Her birth brings happiness Yoruba, Nigeria
Adebola
F
Honor is hers Yoruba, Nigeria
Ayobami
F
I am blessed with you Yoruba, Nigeria
Akilah
F
Intelligent Arabic, North Africa
Ayodele
F
Joy comes home Yoruba, Nigeria
Ayobunmi
F
Joy is given to me Yoruba, Nigeria
Ayoola
F
Joy is wealth Yoruba, Nigeria
Ayofemi
F
Joy likes me Yoruba, Nigeria
Ayoluwa
F
Joy of the people Yoruba, Nigeria
Aisha
F
Life Swahili, East Africa
Abikanile
F
Listen Yao, Malawi
Adesimbo
F
Noble birth Yoruba, Nigeria
Alake
F
One to be petted and fussed over Yoruba, Nigeria
Aiyetoro
F
Peace on earth Yoruba, Nigeria
Aziza
F
Precious Swahili, East Africa
Adia
F
Present of God Swahili, East Africa
Amadi
F
Rejoicing Ibo, Nigeria
Abam
F
Second child after twins Twi, Ghana
Alaba
F
Second child born after twins Yoruba, Nigeria
Abayomi
F
She brings joy Yoruba, Nigeria
Asabi
F
She is of choice birth Yoruba, Nigeria
Alile
F
She weeps Yao, Malawi
Afafa
F
The first child of the second husband Ewe, Ghana
Afafa
F
The first child of the second husband Ewe, Ghana
Adesina
F
This child opens the way Yoruba, Nigeria
Akanke
F
To know her is to love her Yoruba, Nigeria
Asha
F
To live Swahili, East Africa
Aminah
F
Trustworthy Swahili, East Africa
Abebi
F
We asked for her Yoruba, Nigeria
Abeni
F
We asked for her Yoruba, Nigeria
Abeke
F
We asked for her to pet her. Yoruba, Nigeria
Abeje
F
We asked to have this child Yoruba, Nigeria
Abagbe
F
We begged to have this one to lift up Yoruba, Nigeria
Akwokwo
F
Younger of twins Ga, Ghana

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