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Popular Swahilian boy names

#Name Meaning
1 Aaryanof the greatest strength
2 AbdallahServant of God
3 AbdulServant
4 Abdulkarim
5 Abu-Bakrcompanion of mohamed
6 AdrianFrom the Latin Hadrianus meaning of Adria or of the Adriatic sea region. Pope Adrian IV was a 12 century British Pope who became popular in the 1980s when Sue Townsend published 'The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole'.
7 AdrianoDark; Variant of Adrian. From Adria.: (The Adriatic sea region.).
8 Agustinodeserving of respect
9 AhmedHighly praised or one who constantly thanks God
10 AkramNoblest
11 Albertbeautifully by noble behavior
12 Alfayo
13 AlfredHe gets that board of elves
14 AliNoble, Sublime
15 Alkan
16 Allanrock
17 AllenRock
18 AllyDiminutive of Alan: Harmony, stone, or noble. Also fair, handsome. Originally a saint's name, it was reintroduced to Britain during the Norman Conquest, remained popular throughout the Middle Ages, and was revived in the 19th century.
19 AlvinWise friend. From the Old English Aetheiwine, and also Aefwine, both meaning noble friend. Various forms of Alvin in use after the Norman Conquest became surnames, and also first names.
20 Alzanwoman
21 AmonSecret; faithful; roaring stream.
22 AmosStrong; carried; brave. Amos was an 8th century B.C. Old Testament prophet.
23 Amour
24 Andreamanlike, manly, brave
25 AndrewManly; brave. In the Bible the first of the twelve apostles chosen was Andrew. The name comes from the Greek word andros, which means "strong, manly and courageous." Andrew is patron saint of Scotland and Russia. See also Jedrick and Kendrick.
26 AnthonyAnthony(or Antony) is a given name for men. It originates from a Roman family name 'Antonius'. Its full name is Marcus Antonius means Mark Antony in English. The name appears in many countries in different forms like Antoine in French, Antonio in Spanish and Italian, António or Antônio in Portuguese, Anton in Russian, etc. Anthony means "flower", which came from a Greek word "anthos".
27 AntonyFlower
28 ArnoldHe who reigns as an Eagle
29 AronVariant of Aaron: Lofty; exalted; high mountain.
30 ArthurFrom the Roman clan name Artorius, meaning noble, courageous. Famous bearer: Legendary sixth century King Arthur of Britain and his Round Table of knights. This legend dates to the early 9th century.
31 AthumaniThird One
32 AymanHoly, Right-hand Worker
33 Ayubu
34 Benardfrom bernard
35 Benjaminson of happiness
36 Bensonson
37 Bernardobear
38 Bonifacebenefactor
39 BraxtonBrock's town.
40 BrayanNoble
41 Braytonfrom great bitain
42 Bright
43 BrightonPlace name in Britain.
44 Brunobrown
45 Brysonson
46 Brytona briton
47 CalvinBald. Famous Bearers: Early 20th century American President Coolidge; fashion designer Calvin Klein.
48 Cassiancurls
49 CastorGreek and Lat. "Beaver". The name is only indirectly related to this animal called together: the original meaning is' he who shines, "the Indogerm. root * KAD (compare Cassandra). Castor was the name of a substance secreted by the beaver and used as a remedy against stomach ailments. Castor was the name of the son of a Spartan king Tyndareus, with his twin brother Pollux (the Dioscuri). Castor and Pollux is the name of the star twins, Gemini. The sacred Castor, circa late 4th century, is considered the apostle of Moselle. He is patron of Koblenz; church. Holiday: Feb. 13.
50 Charlesa non-noble freeman
51 ChristopherChristopher is an English given name for men. It changed from a Greek name "Christophoros", which means "bearing Christ" or "Christ-bearer". It is a combination of 2 Greek words: Christos (Christ) and phero (to bear, to carry).
52 ClarenceFrom the surname and place name Clare, meaning bright or clear. Famous bearers: George, Duke of Clarence, brother of King Edward IV and King Richard III, who is traditionally believed to have drowned in Malmsey wine.
53 Cleophasthe fame of the father
54 CliffDiminutive of Clifford: River ford near a cliff.
55 CollinVariant of Colin: Of a triumphant people; young boy.
56 CollinsAbbreviation of Nicholas 'people's victory.'.
57 Constantinofixed
58 CosmasOrder
59 Crispincurly, frizzy, curly head
60 Cuthbertfamous
61 Damastame, tame
62 Damianrestrain
63 DanielGod is my judge
64 Dastan
65 DaudiSwahili name meaning 'beloved'.
66 DavidDavid is a both used as a male given name and a surname, and is mostly a given name in English and French Hebrew origin. The name was derived from the Hebrew name "Dawid", which means "Darling" or "Beloved". David is often shortened to "Dave/Davey/Davie/Davy". David was the second and greatest of the kings of Israel in the 10th century BC.
67 Denisagriculture, fertility, nature and wine
68 Denisi
69 Dennisfertility
70 DerickRuler
71 Devis
72 Diazhe heel grip
73 Dicksonpowerful among the people
74 DonaldGreat cheif, world mighty. From the Gaelic Domhnall. The name Donald has been borne by a number of early Scottish kings. Famous Bearers: Billionaire Donald Trump; actor Donald Sutherland.
75 EdgarFortunate and powerful. From the Old English name Eadgar, a compound of 'ead' meaning rich or happy, and 'gar' meaning spear. Famous bearer: 10th-century king Edgar of England; American author Edgar Allen Poe.
76 EdomAn alternative name of the Old Testament character Esau. Variant of Adam : Red, a reference to either the red skin or the red earth of Eden from which the Old Testament Adam was created in Genesis 2.
77 EdsonSon of the fortunate warrior.
78 Edwinrich friend
79 Eliahgod the lord
80 EliasYahweh is (my) God
81 ElishaGod is my helper, God's salvation
82 Eliudgod is my praise
83 Elvinfriend
84 EmanuelGod is with us
85 EmmanuelGod with us. Also an Old Testament name for the Messiah.
86 EnockVariant of Enoch: Learned.
87 EnriqueVariant of Enrico: Head of the household.
88 ErastoBeloved
89 ErickComplete ruler
90 ErnestSerious, determined. Earnestness or vigor, from the Old German Ernust.
91 Eronpeace
92 Esiromu
93 Esromu
94 EthanStrong. Constancy. Famous bearer: Ethan Allen, soldier in the American War of Independence.
95 Evance
96 EzekielGod is with us
97 Ezekieli
98 FaisalOne who has strength.
99 Fanuel
100 FarajiConsolation. (Swahili).
101 FaustineLucky
102 Feisal
103 Felixhappy
104 FilbertIntroduced to Britain during the Norman conquest, from the Old German Filibert, meaning very bright.
105 Florencebloom
106 FrancesA Frenchman
107 FrancisFrom France Or Free
108 FrankA diminutive of the Latin Francis, meaning Frenchman or free one. Famous bearer: American singer Frank Sinatra.
109 FrederickPacific
110 FredrickPacific
111 FredyBy Mighty Peace, Peaceful ruler
112 Gaspertreasurer
113 GastonFrom Gascony, France
114 GavinA Scottish derivative of the Old German name Gawin, meaning 'district of land'. Also a variant of the Scottish name Gawain, meaning little hawk or white hawk.
115 Geofrey
116 Georgeeditor of the Earth
117 GervasSpear
118 GideonGreat Warrior. Historical origin: Gideon was a judge of Israel who won many battles with his faith. Recounted in the Book of Judges.
119 GilbertBright pledge. From the Old German name Gisilbert. Famous bearer: Twelfth century British St. Gilbert founded the Gilbertine order, Sir W. S. Gilbert was half of the musical composing team Gilbert and Sullivan.
120 Godfreyliving under divine protection / peace
121 Graysonson
122 Greysonson
123 HajiOne who journeys as an act of religious devotion.
124 Hamisiborn on thursday
125 HansYahweh is gracious
126 HarrisSon of Harry.
127 HarunExalted
128 HarunaSpring Flower
129 HashimDestroyer, Breaker Of Bread
130 HassanOne who possesses great beauty.
131 HaythamYoung eagle
132 HumphreyPacific
133 IanYahweh is gracious
134 Ibrahimfather of many nations
135 IrfanInsight, knowledge
136 Issasalvation
137 IvanYahweh is gracious
138 JacksonGod has been gracious; has shown favor. Based on John or Jacques.
139 JadenJehovah has heard. A Biblical name.
140 Jafariworthy
141 Jamalbeauty
142 JamesJames is an English language name for boys. It came from the Old French variation of the late Latin name 'Iacomus'. In Hebrew it is Yaʻaqov (Jacob) meaning supplanter. James is a common name in many countries like the United States, Northern Ireland, Australia, Wales, England, etc.
143 Jasminejasmine blossom
144 Jaydena contemporary spelling variant of the given name Jadon.
145 Jerryruler with the iron spear
146 Joakimthe lord will judge
147 JoelJehovah is God. .Strong - willed. The name of a Breton saint. The biblical prophet Joel wrote the Book of Joel.
148 Joffrey
149 Jofrey
150 JohnJohn is a given name used for boys in the English language but it originated from a latin form of The Greek name "Ioannes and Iohannes". At first, it was known as Hellenized Jews then transfered to Hebrew name Yohanan meaning "Graced by God" or Yehohanan meaning "God is Gracious".
151 JohnsonGod is with us
152 JonasDove. Variant of Hebrew Jonah.
153 JonathanGift from God
154 JonsonGod's grace
155 Jordanearth, land
156 JosephMay the Lord add
157 JoshuaYahweh is salvation
158 JovinGod is with us
159 JuliusPeople of Julus
160 JumaA child born on Friday
161 JuniorThe Young, Child
162 JustinRighteous
163 JustineRighteous
164 Kassimdivided
165 KelvinRiver man. From Old English words 'ship' and 'friend'. Famous Bearer: British physicist Lord Kelvin (1824-1907).
166 Kendrickson
167 KennethHandsome. Root of the surname MacKenzie. Famous Bearer: Kenneth Grahame (1859- 1932), author of The Wind in the Willows.
168 KilianSmall; fierce.
169 KrishnaBlack
170 Ladislaus(By) dominate (full) fame
171 Laurentthe award-winning
172 LazaroGod is with us
173 Leonardlion, hard
174 LillianGod has sworn
175 LivinusLivinus is a rare name. It is also the name of Saint Livinus (c. 580 – 12 November 657), also ivinus of Ghent, who was an apostle in Flanders and Brabant. He got venerated as a saint and martyr. This name gives the idea of many beautiful aspects of life.
176 Lucasfrom Lucania, light
177 Ludovicglorious war hero
178 MathewGift
179 MathiasGift from God
180 Melvinfriend
181 MichaelThe name Michael is usually used for males and can be changed to Michèle, Michelle, Michaela, Mechelle, Micheline, and Michaelle for female or even Mychal for either male or female. Michael is a Hebrew name meaning "Who is like God?". In English, it is shortened as Mike, Mikey, Mickey or Mick.
182 MohamedPraiseworthy
183 Morganclear
184 MuhsinAlms-giver
185 MusaChild
186 Mussa
187 NabilNoble
188 Nahshonthat foretells that conjectures
189 Nalinlotus
190 NassirProtector
191 NassorSupporter
192 NestorHomecoming.
193 Nicksonvictor by the people, loved by all
194 NoelBirthday (of Christ)
195 Norbertsplendor
196 OctavianEighth
197 OlenWhat remains of the forefathers
198 OmariGod the highest (Swahili).
199 OscarDivine spear; God's spear. Famous Bearer: poet Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), who was put on trial and imprisoned for homosexuality.
200 Oswaldshapely, clean
201 PascalEaster, Born on Easter Sunday
202 PatrickPatrick is a given name for boys. It comes from a Latin name "Patricius" meaning "nobleman". It is popular because of Saint Patrick in Irish history, so there are more people who use the name in Ireland. There are variations of this name like Padraic, Pádraig, Pat, Rick, Ricky and Patricia.
203 Paulsmall or modest
204 Peterrock
205 Petrorock
206 Piuspious
207 Priscusvariant of Prisca, Priscilla
208 Prosperhappy
209 Rajabto glorify
210 Ramadhanninth month of muslim calendar
211 RaphaelHealed by God
212 RashidRightly guided
213 Raymondprotection, guardian
214 ReganLittle king.
215 Remigiusrower
216 Renatusregenerated or resurrected
217 Richardpowerful, strong army
218 RodrickFamous
219 SaidHappy
220 SaidiFortunate, Auspicious
221 SamirEvening conversationalist
222 SebastianMasculinity
223 SilasVariant of Sylvanus from a Greek name meaning 'forest; woods.' In the bible Silas was a missionary companion of Paul and Timothy.
224 SimonGod has heard
225 StanislausFamous
226 StephanoCrown; wreath. Variant of Stephen.
227 StevenVariant of Stephen 'Crown; wreath.'.
228 Stewartguardian
229 SuleimanPeace
230 SylvanusForest
231 SylvesterA
232 TariqEvening caller
233 ThobiasGod is my good
234 ThomasThomas is a male given name. It was formed from a Greek word of the Aramaic name "Ta'oma'" meaning "twin". After Saint Thomas Becket, it became popular in England. This name also has some female versions such as Thomasina, Tamsyn, Tamsin, Tasmina, Tasmino, Thomaida/Thomais, or Tammy.
235 TimothyOne who honors God. The biblical Timothy was the young Christian to whom Paul wrote. 'Let no man look down on your youth.'.
236 TraversFrom the crossroads.
237 TravisCrossing; crossroads; toll gate. In use as both a surname and a first name. Famous Bearers: American country music stars Randy Travis and Travis Tritt.
238 TumainiHope
239 ValenceStrength, bravery
240 ValerianStrength, bravery
241 VictorVictor
242 VitusLife
243 Williamwith the will as strong as a helmet
244 Willison
245 Wiston
246 YasirEasy circumstances
247 Yohana
248 Zabron
249 Zuberistrong

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