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African names

#Name Meaning
1 Aaghaamaster owner
2 Aaidareturness
3 Aailyahof the highest
4 Aakifgiven attached
5 Aalifcompassionate affectionate
6 Aalimman of learning wise
7 Aamilworker effective
8 Aamirawell populated
9 Aaqaamaster owner
10 Aaqilwise judicious intelligent prudent
11 Aaraaembellishing adorning
12 Aariflearned expert authority saint
13 Aasafclear lined up
14 Aashiqlover lover
15 Aasimprotector guardian
16 Aatooneducator teacheress
17 Aatuneducator teacheress
18 Aazaadindependent free
19 Abafather of many nations
20 Abaanold arabic name
21 Abasistern
22 Abdslave servant
23 Abdal-Hakimservant of the wise one
24 Abdal-Malikservant of the king
25 AbdallaServant of God. (Swahili).
26 AbduServant of Allah
27 Abduhan epithet of muhammad
28 Abdul-Aaleeservant of the most high
29 Abdul-Aleemservant of the omniscient
30 Abdul-Azeemservant of the mighty
31 Abdul-Azeezservant of the mighty the powerful
32 Abdul-Baariservant of the creator
33 Abdul-Baasitservant of the extender creator
34 Abdul-Ghafoorservant of the forgiver
35 Abdul-Haadyservant of the guide
36 Abdul-Haafizservant of the protector
37 Abdul-Hakamservant of the arbitrator
38 Abdul-Hakimservant of the wise
39 Abdul-Halimservant of the mild patient
40 Abdul-haq
41 Abdul-Haseebservant of the respected esteemed
42 Abdul-Jabaarservant of the mighty
43 Abdul-Jaleelservant of the great revered
44 Abdul-Kareemservant of the noble generous
45 Abdul-Khaaliqservant of the creator
46 Abdul-Lateefservant of the kind
47 Abdul-Majeedservant of the glorious
48 Abdul-Mateenservant of the firm strong
49 Abdul-Muizservant of the giver of might and glory
50 Abdul-Mujeebservant of the responder
51 Abdul-Mutaalservant of the most high
52 Abdul-Nasserservant of the helper granting victory
53 Abdul-Qaadirservant of the capable
54 Abdul-Qahaarservant of the subduer the almighty
55 Abdul-Qudoosservant of the most holy
56 Abdul-Rahimservant of the most compassionate
57 Abdul-Rahmanservant of the mercifully gracious
58 Abdul-Raoufservant of the most merciful
59 Abdul-Rasheedservant of the rightly guided
60 Abdul-Razaaqservant of the maintainer the provider
61 Abdul-Saboorservant of the patient
62 Abdul-Salaamservant of the peace
63 Abdul-Samadservant of the eternal
64 Abdul-Sameeservant of the all-hearing
65 Abdul-Shakoorservant of the most thankful
66 Abdul-Tawaabservant of the forgiver
67 Abdul-Waahidservant of the one
68 Abdul-Wadoodservant of the loving
69 Abdul-Wahaabservant of the giver
70 AbebiAsked for (Nigerian).
71 Abedworshiper worshiper
72 AbediWorshiper
73 Abedinworshippers
74 AbeekuGhanian word for one who is born on Wednesday.
75 AbejideNigerian name for one who is born in the wintertime.
76 AbenaBorn on Tuesday
77 Abenigirl prayed for
78 Abeohappy she was born
79 Abibachild born after grandmother died
80 Abidworshipper adorer
81 Abidaworshippess adoress
82 AbidemiBorn after father `s Absence
83 Abionaborn on a journey
84 AblaWoman with a perfect figure
85 Ablahperfectly formed
86 AbuNobility
87 Abul-Khayrone who does good
88 Abyanclearer more distinct
89 Abyazwhite bright brilliant innocent
90 AchiengBorn in the days
91 Adaadornment, beauty
92 AdahBeautiful. Ornament. The Old Testament wives of Lamech and Esau were named Adah. Used occasionally in English-speaking countries since the 16th century.
93 Adammabeautiful girl
94 AdanaHer father's daughter. (Nigerian).
95 AdannaOne who is the loving daughter of a father.
96 AdanneMother `s daughter
97 AddaeGhanian word for the morning sun.
98 AddoKing Of The Road
99 AdeNigerian royal word
100 AdebenGhanian name given to the twelfth-born son.
101 AdebolaShe Met Honor
102 AdejolaNigerian name meaning 'the crown needs honour'.
103 AdemThe Earth
104 Adeolacrown has honor
105 Adesinababy who inspires more to follow
106 AdesolaNigerian name meaning 'the crown honoured us'.
107 AdhamRed earth
108 AdhiamboBorn After Sunset
109 Adhraan apology
110 AdibCivilized, polite
111 AdikaGhanian name given to the first child from a second husband.
112 Adilajust, fair
113 Adilahjust honest equal
114 Adimuunique
115 AdioRighteous. (Nigerian.).
116 AdishFire
117 AditaBasket
118 AdjatayPrince
119 AdjoRighteous
120 Adjoaborn on Monday
121 Adlajustice
122 AdofoGhanian word for warrior.
123 Adomred earth lazy weakworldly generous
124 AdunbiNigerian word for pleasant.
125 AdusaGhanian name given to the thirteenth-born child.
126 Adwinrich friend
127 Adwoaborn on Monday
128 Afaafavirtuous
129 Afafchaste virtuous decent pure
130 Afeefchaste modest
131 Affanfather of khalifa usman
132 Affiqfull of knowledge and kind
133 AfiaBorn on
134 Afifchaste modest
135 AfolabiBorn in luxury
136 AfridaThe African, Fabric, Home, From Africa, Happiness, joy
137 AfrikaPleasant
138 Afrozeilluminating enlightening
139 Afsarbetter explained officer
140 AftabThe Sun
141 Afyahealth
142 Afzaaugmenting increasing
143 Afzaaaugmenting increasing
144 Agasword
145 AganjuIn Yoruban mythology, Aganju was the son and husband of Ododua, the earth goddess.
146 Aghamaster owner
147 Aguleopard
148 Ahadgod is one
149 AhadiWith Much Promise
150 Ahdpledge knowledge
151 Ahlaamdreams utopia
152 AhlamPleasant dreams
153 Ahsabnobler respected
154 AhsanGratitude
155 Aibakslave messenger
156 Aidahvisiting returning reward
157 Aieedareturness
158 Ainispring flower source choice
159 AishaLife, she lives.
160 AissaGrateful
161 AiyanaEternal blossom.
162 AjamuHe Fights For What He Wants
163 AjaniHe fights for possession. (Nigerian).
164 AjayiBorn face down
165 AkankeKnow it is her love
166 Akhtarstar god luck
167 Akhyargood excellent
168 AkiaFirstborn
169 AkifDevoted to God
170 AkiikiFriend. (Ugandan).
171 AkiliBright. Smart. (Swahili].
172 AkinlabiWe have a boy. (Nigerian).
173 AkinlanaBrave (Nigerian).
174 AkinyiBorn in the morning
175 Akmalcomplete perfect
176 AkonoMy turn. (Nigerian).
177 AkosuaBorn On Sunday
178 AkuaGhanian name for one born on Wednesday.
179 Akujidead and awake
180 AkweteeGhanian name for the second twin born.
181 Al-Burhanthe proof an epithet of muhammad
182 Al-Tairsoaring eagle
183 AlaExalted
184 Alaaudeenexcellence of religion
185 AlabaSecond child after twins
186 Alakeone to be honored
187 Alamworld universe
188 Alamgirconqueror of the world
189 Alaviheavenly divine
190 Aleemalearned wise
191 Aleemahlearned wise
192 AleiahFlower
193 AlemWorld Leader
194 Aleyahexalted highest social standing
195 Aliffriendly sociable amicable
196 Alijiahwoman of love
197 Alikegirl who drives out beautiful women
198 AlileShe Weeps
199 Almaasdiamond adamant
200 Almasdiamond
201 Aloodravirgin
202 AloraMy Dream
203 Alzubraa star
204 AmaanSecurity, protection (of Allah)
205 Amaanatguarantor
206 AmadiNigerian name meaning 'fated to die at birth'.
207 AmaliHope
208 AmanTrust, Safety
209 Amanatguarantor
210 AmandlaPower
211 Amanipeace
212 AmariiGod-given
213 AmbarAmbergris
214 AmbonisyeTanzianian name meaning 'God rewards me'.
215 Ambreenheaven
216 Ameenfaithful trustworthy
217 AmeenaTrustworthy. (Swahili).
218 AmeenahReliable
219 Amheerprince commander chief leader
220 AmiSaturday's child. (Ghanaian).
221 Amidpillar support head
222 AmidahGrace of God
223 AminaTruthful. (Swahili).
224 AminahReliable
225 AminaliFaithful, True
226 AminehTrustworthy. (Swahili).
227 AminiaTrustworthy, Honest
228 AmiriPrincely
229 Amitojenlighted
230 Amoketo pet her
231 AmondiBorn At Dawn
232 Amtullahf servant of allah
233 Ananasoft, gentle
234 Anandobliss
235 AnaneGhanian name given to the fourth son born.
236 AnasFriendly, neighbor, friend, friendly
237 Andaleebnightingale
238 Andalibnightingale
239 AndePillar
240 AndweleTanzanian name meaning 'God brings me'.
241 Aneescompanion genial close friend
242 Aneesafriendly, of good company
243 AnisaCompanion, Faithful Friend
244 AniwetaNigerian name meaning 'brought by a spirit'.
245 AnjumSymbol
246 AnsarThe helpers (of Muhammad)
247 AnuleekaOf Nigerian origin, meaning "Joy is the greatest."
248 AnulikaOf Nigerian origin, meaning "Joy is the greatest."
249 AnulikkaOf Nigerian origin, meaning "Joy is the greatest."
250 AnumGhanian name given to the fifth born child.
251 Anwaarmultiple lights luster
252 AnwarMore Luminous
253 AokoBlue Child
254 AparaNigerian name meaning 'child that comes and goes'.
255 Aqamaster owner
256 Aqdaspure holy
257 Aqeebfollowing subsequent
258 Aqibfollowing subsequent
259 Aqilagifted with reason wise
260 Aqueelwise intellectual
261 Aquilwise intellectual
262 ArafaKnowledgeable
263 ArhetRescuer
264 Arjumandrespected noble
265 ArmaniFrom The House Of Armand
266 Arqamwriter the best recorder
267 ArriaSlim, Lean
268 Arsalaanlion king of jungle
269 Arsalanlion king of jungle
270 Arshdominion crown throne
271 Arshadmore rightly guided reasonable
272 Artbarambergris
273 ArwaBeautiful, charming
274 AryanIndo-European
275 Arzikiprosperity
276 Asabione of select birth
277 AsaliSweet Like Honey
278 AsatiraHistory, Legend
279 Aseefforgiveness
280 AseemaProtector
281 Asgharyounger smaller
282 AshantiAfrican Tribe Name
283 AshiaHope
284 Ashiqadorer
285 Ashopure of heart
286 Ashonseventh-born son
287 AshrafMore distinguished
288 Asirhonored chosen preferred
289 AsisNew Wine
290 Askaryarmy soldier
291 Aslambetter perfect
292 AsliFair
293 Atagift
294 Ataagift favor
295 Ateefaaffection sympathy
296 Atharpurer more virtuous
297 Atheerthe sound of the night origin, arabic
298 AthiamboBorn In Late Evening
299 AthumaniThird One
300 Atienoborn at night
301 Atifcompassionate affectionate
302 Atiqancient noble
303 Atiyyagift present
304 Atoofakind merciful
305 AtsuGhanian name given to the second-born twin.
306 Attarperfumer
307 AtuGhanian name given to a boy born on Saturday.
308 AtuanyaA surprise; unexpected. (Nigerian).
309 Atufaffectionate kind hearted
310 Atufakind merciful
311 Atuneducator teacheress
312 Aujzenith climax
313 AukeiliaBeautiful flower
314 Aunhelp assistance
315 Austo give gift
316 Autenagod hears me
317 Avereystrong, wise, desired one
318 Avongarato tie
319 Awaanhelper assister
320 AwadPay, compensation
321 AwsName of a tree
322 Awwabsincere repentant
323 Awwalfirst
324 AyanaA name of Ethiopian origin, meaning "a pretty flower."
325 Ayannabeautiful flower
326 Ayatsign revelation
327 AyelePowerful
328 AyiraChosen
329 AyizeLet it come. (Zulu).
330 Ayodull black, dark
331 Ayobamijoy meets me
332 Ayodejidouble joy
333 Ayokaone who causes joy
334 AyshaProsperous
335 AyzizeLet It Come
336 Azadfreedom
337 AzaleeSinger
338 Azamlarge
339 Azamatgrandeur pride
340 AzanaAnnouncement, Call To Prayer
341 Azfarmost victorious
342 Aziyouth
343 AzimLoved, strong, powerful
344 AzizaPrecious. (Swahili).
345 AzizeHighly Esteemed
346 Azizibeloved
347 Azmerlion
348 AzmeraOf Ethiopian origin, meaning "harvest."
349 Azraavirgin virgo
350 AzukaSupport Is Paramount
351 Azzaamdetermined resolved
352 Azzahyoung f gazelle
353 Baabarlion king of jungle
354 Baadidistinct evident plain
355 Baahiglorious magnificent
356 Baahirdazzling brilliant
357 BaakirOldest first born
358 Baakofirst born
359 Baanolady princess
360 Baaqirdeeply learned genius
361 Baasimsmiling
362 Bababorn on thursday
363 Babackloving father
364 BabafemiNigerian for 'my father loves me'.
365 BabajideHas Father returns
366 Babartiger
367 BabatundeHas Father returns
368 BabiryeFirst child of twins
369 BadarFull moon
370 Badiwonderful marvelous
371 Badiaunprecedented admirable unique
372 BadrFull Moon, Full Moon
373 Badrafull moon
374 BadraniFull moon
375 Badriyyahresembling the full moon
376 Badrudeenfull moon of the faith
377 BaduOne who is strong, powerful.
378 Bahabeauty glory splendor
379 Bahaadurbrave bold
380 Bahaarspring
381 Bahadurbrave bold magnanimous
382 Baharisea man
383 Bahaudeenthe magnificent of the faith
384 Bahijdelightful cheerful
385 Bahjatdazzling brilliant
386 Bahlolleader of a tribe jester
387 Baigumprincess lady
388 Bainasparkling
389 BainganPeople are equal
390 Bainganapeople are equal
391 BakariSwahili name meaning 'promising'.
392 Bakhitlucky fortunate
393 Bakhshgift fortune
394 Bakhtluck fortune
395 Bakhtaawarfortunate lucky
396 Bakhtawarfortunate lucky
397 Bakhtiaarlucky fortunate
398 Bakhtiarlucky fortunate
399 Bakhtiyarlucky fortunate
400 BandahServant
401 Bandeleborn away from home
402 Bandilethey have multiplied and prospered
403 Banjisecond born of twins
404 Banolady princess
405 Baqieverlasting eternal
406 Baqirlearned erudite
407 BarackLightning
408 Barakatblessings prosperities
409 Barakegods blessing
410 BarbodGuitar
411 BardiaExalted, Lofty
412 Bariahexcelling
413 Barikasuccessful
414 Barkebear
415 BarutiTeacher
416 Basaamsmiling
417 Basamsmiling
418 Baseemsmiling
419 Baseemahsmiling one
420 Baseeratinsight perception
421 BaselBrave
422 BashChief, Commander
423 BashaarArab. 'Which brings happiness', compare the significance Beatrix. Vlaardingen 1973.
424 Basharaatgood omen, prophecy
425 Basharatgood news glad tidings
426 BashirBearer
427 Bashiriprophet or foreteller
428 Basirendowed with insight sagacious
429 Basiratinsight perception
430 Basmaha smile
431 Bastof the city of bubastis
432 BasuBrilliant
433 Batoolvirgin
434 Bayoto find joy
435 Bayodehe comes with joy
436 Bazigenerous one
437 Bedarwakeful attentive
438 Begumprincess
439 Behraammars planet
440 Behrammars planet
441 BelayAbove, Superior
442 Bellobeautiful, handsome
443 BemNigerian word for 'peace'.
444 Betoolascetic virgin maiden
445 BetseraiZimbabwean name meaning 'help'.
446 Betulascetic virgin virgin
447 BeyonceOne who is beyond others.
448 Bijanhero
449 BijayVictorious
450 BijoyVictorious
451 BikitaCombination Of Bee And Nikita
452 Bilqeesthe queen of sheba
453 Bintdaughter girl
454 Bintidaughter
455 Bintydaughter
456 Birjeesjupiter planet
457 Birjisjupiter planet
458 BirungiBringer Of Good Things
459 BisaParticularly popular
460 BishrJoy
461 Bitalofinger-licking
462 Bitonborn after long wait
463 BoboGhanian name given to a child born on Tuesday.
464 BoduaGhanian name that means 'animal tail'.
465 BoipeloProud
466 BoitumeloWith joy
467 BolanleRich home
468 BomaniMalawian name meaning 'strong soldier'.
469 Bornafighting, fight
470 Bornanicombatant
471 BosedaNigerian name given to a child born on Sunday.
472 BosedeBorn on Sunday
473 BourRock
474 BraimaFather of a multitude
475 BronDiminutive of Bronson: Son of a dark man.
476 Buhaanproof evidence
477 Bulbulnightingale
478 Bundarrich intelligent
479 BunmeMy gift
480 BunmiMy gift
481 Bushrahappy news glad tiding good omen
482 Caimilea family is born
483 CairoThe capital city of Egypt.
484 CamaraTeacher
485 CamishaCombination Of Camilla And Alisha
486 CastelVariant of Castle: Castle.
487 Catavaname from a proverb
488 Chaandthe moon
489 Chachastrong
490 Chadhappy
491 ChalondraCombination Of Charlotte And Alondra
492 ChandMoonlight
493 ChanePlant
494 Chaniyaabundant
495 Chataan ending
496 Chathaan ending
497 Chaynabeatifulcaring and loving
498 ChenziraZimbabwean name meaning 'born while traveling'.
499 Chiyouthful, young at heart
500 Chiamakagod is spelndid
501 ChibuzoGod leads
502 Chichabeloved
503 ChidiGod exists
504 ChikaGod is supreme. (Nigerian).
505 ChikaeGod's power.
506 ChikeVariant of Chuioke: Nigerian name meaning 'talented'.
507 ChikezieWell Made By God
508 ChikuTalks A Lot
509 ChilesheTrust Worthy
510 ChimalsiProud
511 ChimeluWhat God Has Created
512 ChinaraOriental Plane Tree
513 Chinekagod listens
514 ChineloFrom an Igbo expression, meaning "the thought of G-d"
515 Chinesenigerian name meaning god protects
516 ChinezeNigerian name meaning 'God protects'.
517 ChinuaNigerian name meaning 'God's blessings'.
518 ChinueGod's Own Blessing
519 ChiokeNigerian name meaning 'God's gift'.
520 ChionesuProtector
521 Chipogift
522 Chiraaghlamp light
523 Chiraghlamp light
524 Chisuloiron
525 ChiumboKenyan word meaning 'small child'.
526 ChizobaProtected by God
527 ChrikiBlessing
528 ChuiokeNigerian name meaning 'talented'.
529 Chukwumahgod knows all
530 ChumaZimbabwean name meaning 'bead'.
531 CilomboCamp by the road.
532 CineseVariant of Chinese: Nigerian name meaning 'God protects'.
533 Cleavonfrom the name cleavant
534 CleopatraAncient Egyptian for "queen."
535 ClevonVariant of Cleavon: Cliff.
536 CobyDeceiver
537 CyrahEnthroned
538 Daaimcontinual listing
539 Daanaawise intelligent
540 Daaneeshknowledge wisdom
541 Daanishknowledge wisdom
542 DabirSecretary
543 DadaNigerian name meaning 'curly-haired child'.
544 DaganA name of Hebrew origin, meaning "grain."
545 Dahabgold
546 Daiaeverlasting morning joy [day-ah]
547 Dakarairejoice
548 DaktariDoctor, healer
549 Dalairbrave valiant
550 DalalModest, coquetry


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