African Girl Names

Abena

ABENA: African Akan name meaning born on Tuesday

Abeni

African Yoruba name meaning we asked for her and we got her

Aboyo

African Luo name meaning one who saunters

Abungu

ABUNGU: African Luo name meaning of the forest

Abuto

ABUTO: African Luo name meaning I have hidden

Achieng

Feminine form of African Luo Ochieng, meaning born when the sun shines

Adebowale

African Yoruba unisex name meaning my crown has come home

Adede

ADEDE: African Luo name meaning grasshopper

Adeola

African Nigerian name meaning crown of honor

Adhiambo

ADHIAMBO: Feminine form of African Luo Odhiambo, meaning born in the evening

Adhoch

African Luo name meaning born feet first

Adjoa

ADJOA: Variant of African Adwoa, meaning born on Monday

Adongo

ADONGO: African Luo name meaning second born of twins

Aduor

African Luo name meaning born at dawn

Adwar

African Luo name meaning hunt; look for; search for

Adwoa

African Akan name, meaning born on Monday

Afia

AFIA: Variant of African Afua, meaning born on Friday

Afua

African Akan name meaning born on Friday

agak

African Luo name meaning hawk

Agot

African Luo name meaning mountain

Agwang

African Luo name meaning wolf

Aina

Spanish (Balearic) form of Anna, meaning "favor; grace."

Ajambo

African Luo name meaning born in the evening

Ajiambo

African Samia name meaning born in the afternoon

Ajuoga

African Luo name meaning doctor; witchdoctor

Akello

African Luo name meaning born after twins

Aketch

African Luo name meaning born during a famine

Akinyi

African Luo name meaning born in the morning

Akoko

AKOKO: African Luo name meaning noise-maker

Akosua

AKOSUA: African Akan name meaning born on Sunday

Akua

AKUA: African Akan name meaning born on Wednesday

Alaba

African Yoruba name meaning second child born after twins

Alala

Greek myth name of the personification of the "war cry."

Ama

AMA: African Akan name meaning born on Saturday

Amadi

African Igbo name meaning rejoicing

Amaka

Nickname for African Igbo Chiamaka, meaning God is beautiful

Ambala

African Luo name meaning scar

Anan

ANAN: African Akan unisex name meaning fourth born child

Anyang

African Luo name meaning crocodile

Anyim

African Luo name meaning sesame

Apio

African Luo name meaning first born of twins

Apiyo

Variant of African Luo Apio, meaning first born of twins

Apudo

African Luo name meaning the fat one

Apunda

African Luo name meaning donkey

Ashanti

African American name derived from a region of present-day Ghana once known as the Gold Coast where many slaves came from. It is also the name of the ethnic group of people who live there.

Ataro

African Luo name meaning puzzle; upside-down

Atich

African Luo name meaning hard worker

Atieno

Feminine form of African Luo Otieno, meaning born at night

Awiti

African Luo name meaning thrown away Possibly a name that was given to babies who were miscarried or stillborn.

Awotwi

AWOTWI: African Akan unisex name meaning born eighth

Awuor

African Luo name meaning the greedy one

Ayira

African Luo name meaning the chosen one

Ayo

African Yoruba unisex name meaning joy

Ayodele

African Yoruba unisex name meaning joy has come home

Ayomide

African Yoruba unisex name meaning my joy has arrived

Ayoo

African Luo name meaning born on the path

Ayotunde

African Yoruba unisex name meaning joy has returned

Baako

African Akan unisex name meaning born first

Babirye

African Luganda name meaning first-born of twins

Bahati

BAHATI: African Swahili word and name meaning luck; good fortune

Boipelo

African Tswana unisex name meaning proud

Boitumelo

African Tswana unisex name meaning joy

Bolade

African Yoruba name meaning the coming of honor

Bolanile

African Yoruba name meaning the riches of this house

Chiamaka

African Igbo name meaning God is beautiful

Chibueze

African Igbo unisex name meaning God is the king

Chibuzo

African Igbo unisex name meaning God is the leader

Chidiebere

African Igbo unisex name meaning God is merciful

Chidimma

African Igbo name meaning God is wonderful

Chika (散花)

Japanese name meaning wisdom

Chinaza

African Igbo name meaning God answers

Chinedu

African Igbo unisex name meaning God leads

Chinwe

African Igbo unisex name meaning God owns

Chinwendu

African Igbo unisex name meaning God owns life

Chioma

African Igbo name meaning God is great

Chipo

African Shona name meaning gift

Chizoba

African Igbo unisex name meaning God protect us

Cleopatra

Glory of the father Latin form of Greek Kleopatra. Cleopatra VII reigned as Queen of Egypt from 51-30 B.C. She was born in 69 B.C. in Alexandria, Egypt and is believed to have been black African.

Dada

African Yoruba name meaning curly hair

Dambudzo

African Zulu name given to a child born during troubled times, meaning trouble
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