AFRICAN BABY NAMES

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Abayomi
M
Born to bring me joy Yoruba, Nigeria
Abdalla
M
Servant of God Swahili, East Africa
Abdu
M
Worshiper of God Swahili, East Africa
Abeeku
M
Born on Wednesday Fante, Ghana
Abejide
M
Born during winter Yoruba, Nigeria
Abiodun
M
Born at the time of war Yoruba, Nigeria
Abiola
M
Born in honor Yoruba, Nigeria
Addae
M
Morning sun Akan, Ghana
Ade
M
Royal Yoruba, Nigeria
Adebayo
M
He came in a joyful time Yoruba, Nigeria
Adeben
M
Twelfth-born Akan, Ghana
Adesola
M
The crown honored us Yoruba, Nigeria
Adika
M
The first child of a second husband Ewe, Ghana
Adio
M
Be righteous Yoruba, Nigeria
Adisa
M
One who makes himself clear Yoruba, Nigeria
Adofo
M
Warrior Akan, Ghana
Adom
M
Help from God, God's blessing Akan, Ghana
Adunbi
M
Born to be pleasant Yoruba, Nigeria
Adusa
M
Thirteenth-born Akan, Ghana
Ahmed
M
Praiseworthy Swahili, East Africa
Ajani
M
The victor Yoruba, Nigeria
Akanni
M
Our encounter brings possession Yoruba, Nigeria
Akiiki
M
Friend Muneyankole, Uganda
Akinlabi
M
We have a boy Yoruba, Nigeria
Akinlana
M
Valor Yoruba, Nigeria
Akins
M
Brave boy Yoruba, Nigeria
Akono
M
It is my turn Yoruba, Nigeria
Akwtee
M
Younger of twins Ga, Ghana
Ali
M
Exalted Swahili, East Africa
Amadi
M
He seems destined to die at birth Benin, Nigeria
Anane
M
Fourth son Akan, Ghana
Andwele
M
God brought me Nyakyusa, Tanzania
Anum
M
Fifth-born Akan, Ghana
Apara
M
A child that comes and goes Yoruba, Nigeria
Asim
M
Protector Swahili, East Africa
Aswad
M
Black Arabic, North Africa
Atsu
M
Younger of twins Ewe, Ghana
Atu
M
Born on Saturday Fante, Ghana
Ayize
M
Let it happen Zulu, South Africa
Ayo
M
Happiness Yoruba, Nigeria
Azizi
M
Precious Swahili, East Africa

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