AFRICAN BABY NAMES

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NAME MEANING ORIGIN
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Nabulungi
F
Beautiful one Luganda, Uganda
Nomble
F
Beauty Xhosa, South Africa
Ngozi
F
Blessing Ibo, Nigeria
Neema
F
Born during prosperous times Swahili, East Africa
Nomusa
F
Compassionate, merciful Ndebele, Zimbabwe
Nanyamka
F
God's gift Ewe, Ghana
Nneka
F
Her mother is important Ibo, Nigeria
Ngabile
F
I have it Nyakyusa, Tanzania
Nathifa
F
One who is pure Arabic, North Africa
Nailah
F
One who succeeds Arabic, North Africa
Nkosazana
F
Princess Xhosa, South Africa
Nombeko
F
Respect Xhosa, South Africa
Nayo
F
She is our joy Yoruba, Nigeria
Nehanda
F
Strong and powerful Zezuru, Zimbabwe
Nomalanga
F
Sunny Zulu, South Africa
Naeemah
F
To be carefree Arabic, North Africa
Nuru
F
To illuminate Swahili, East Africa
Njemile
F
Upstanding, honorable Yao, Malawi
Nourbese
F
Wonderful child Benin, Nigeria
Namono
F
Younger of twins Luganda, Uganda

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