- 1 African girl names starting with A
- 2 African girl names starting with B
- 3 African girl names starting with C
- 4 African girl names starting with D
- 5 African girl names starting with E
- 6 African girl names starting with F
- 7 African girl names starting with G
- 8 African girl names starting with H
- 9 African girl names starting with I
- 10 African girl names starting with J
- 11 African girl names starting with K
- 12 African girl names starting with L
- 13 African girl names starting with M
- 14 African girl names starting with N
- 15 African girl names starting with O
- 16 African girl names starting with P
- 17 African girl names starting with Q
- 18 African girl names starting with R
- 19 African girl names starting with S
- 20 African girl names starting with T
- 21 African girl names starting with U
- 22 African girl names starting with V
- 23 African girl names starting with W
- 24 African girl names starting with X
- 25 African girl names starting with Y
- 26 African girl names starting with Z
African girl names starting with A
Aba – African Akan – Girl born on Thursday, Abah, Abba and Abbah are variant spellings of the name Aba
Ababuo – A child that keeps coming back
Abagbe – We begged to have this one to lift up
Abam – Second child after twins
Abana – This Biblical name means strong personality made with a stone
Abayomi – She brings joy
Abeba – African Amharic – Flower, Abeada and Abyda are variant transcriptions of the name
Abebi – one who wards off.
Abeje – We asked to have this child
Abeke – We asked for her to pet her.
Abena – Born on Tuesday
Abena – African Akan – Girl born on Tuesday, Abana, Abeena and Abeenah are variant spellings of the name Abena
Abenaa – The name Abenaa is a girl’s name of African, Ghanan, Ghanaian origin meaning ‘Born on a Tuesday’.
Abeni – African Yoruban – We asked for her, now she is ours, Someone who is prayed for, A variant of name Abena
Abeo – Her birth brings happiness
Abeona – Born on Tuesday
Aberash – Means ‘giving off light, shining’ in Amharic
Abiba – African – The first child born after death of grandmother, Abeaba and Abeabah are the variant spellings of Abiba
Abidemi – Abidemi as a girl’s name is of West African origin meaning ‘Born during father’s absence’.
Abikanile – Listen
Abimbola – Abimbola as a girl’s name is of African origin meaning ‘born to be wealthy’.
Abiona – Abiona as a girl’s name is of African origin meaning ‘born during a journey’.
Abla – African Akan – Girl born on Tuesday, Has an Arabic meaning as voluptuous
Abraha – A girl who born on Tuesday
Absco – One with an inventive mind.
Abuya – One who was born when the garden was overgrown.
Abyssinia – The name Abyssinia is a girl’s name of African origin.
Achebe – One who is protected by the Goddess
Achieng – One born during the day time.
Ada – First daughter
Adabelle – In Hebrew it means adornment. In German it means noble. In African it means oldest daughter.
Adaeh – Crowned, or chosen, or pinnacle of a peak
Adaeze – princess.
Adamma – Adamma as a girl’s name is of Igbo origin, and the meaning of Adamma is ‘beautiful child’.
Adana – Her father”s daughter (Nigerian)
Adana – African – Being the father’s daughter, A variant of name Adanna
Adanna – Her father”s daughter (Nigerian)
Adanna – Father’s daughter, given to the elder sister of a girl
Adanne – African – Being the mother’s daughter, A child who resembles her mother, A variant of name Adane
Adanya – Her father”s daughter (Nigerian)
Addiah – In Hebrew it means ornament of God. In Swahili it means Gift from God
Adebola – African – Honor is brought to her, She met honor
Adebowale – Return of the crown
Adedagbo – Happiness is a crown
Adede – famous.
Adefunke – Adefunke is an unpopular girl’s name.
Adefunmike – Adefunmike is an unpopular girl’s name.
Adeleka – Crown brings happiness
Adelola – Crown brings honor
Adenike – The Crown is Loving, Affectionate, Crown has care, Wealth has Care, Crown is cherished
Adeola – Crown has wealth, Crown has honor
Adeona – Born on Tuesday
Adesimbo – Noble birth
Adesina – This child opens the way
Adhiambo – African – daughter who is born after sunset
Adhra – African – Apology, Virgin
Adia – Present of God
Adiel – goat
Adila – Arabic – Equal, Just, Upright, Honest, A variant of name Adil
Adilah – Equal
Adisa – I am grave, or, I speak gravely.
Adita – One who belongs to the Sun
Adjoa – African – Born on a Monday, A daughter who is born on Monday
Adongo – second-born of twins.
Adowa – Born on Tuesday
Aduke – Aduke is an unpopular girl’s name.
Adwin – An artist, creative person
Adwoa – The name Adwoa is a girl’s name of African, Ghanan origin meaning ‘Born on a Monday’.
Adzoa – Adzoa is an unpopular girl’s name.
Adzowa – Adzowa is an unpopular girl’s name.
Afafa – The first child of the second husband
Affrica – from the land of the Afarik.
Afi – African – A child who is born on Friday, A daughter who is born on Friday, A variant form is Afia
Afia – African – A child who is born on Friday, A daughter who is born on Friday, A variant form is Afi
Afiya – African – Swahili – Health, A variant spelling is Afya
Afra – African, dust
Africa – from the land of the Afarik.
Afryea – Born during happy times
Afua – African – A child who is born on Friday, A daughter who is born on Friday, A variant form is Afia
Ahanti – warlike in the Twi language.
Ahnika – Ruler of the House, Beautiful Ornament
Aina – Difficult birth
Aisha – Life
Aiyetoro – Peace on earth
Aiysha – Powerful and complete
Akachi – God’s hand
Akanke – To know her is to love her
Akello – Baby girl born after twins.
Akeyo – One who was born during the harvest.
Akia – African – First Born, Also a variant form of name Kia which means difficult and in Greek it means pure
Akilah – Intelligent
Akinyi – African – Born in the morning, Born during forenoon
Akoko – fowl, hen.
Akosiwa – Akosiwa is an unpopular girl’s name.
Akosua – The name Akosua is a girl’s name of African, Ghanan, Ghanaian origin meaning ‘Born on a Sunday’.
Akua – African – A child who is born on Thursday
Akuba – The name Akuba is a girl’s name of African, Ghanan, Ghanaian origin meaning ‘Born on a Wednesday’.
Akuchi – God is rich
Akuwa – Akuwa is an unpopular girl’s name.
Akwasibah – born on Sunday.
Akwete – First born of twins
Akwokwo – Younger of twins
Alaba – Alaba is an unpopular girl’s name.
Alake – One to be petted and fussed over
Alala – a dreamer.
Alem – World
Alemayehu – Means ‘I have seen the world’ in Amharic
Alheri – Means ‘grace’ in Hausa
Alika – Most beautiful (Nigerian)
Alile – She weeps
Aluna – Kenyan term, literally meaning come here.
Aluoch – One who was born during an overcast morning.
Ama – Born on Saturday (Ghanaian)
Ama – The name Ama is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘born on a Saturday’.
Amadi – Rejoicing (Nigerian)
Amadi – Rejoicing
Amadika – Beloved
Amahle – The beautiful ones, The prettiest, The finest
Amai – Mother’ and ‘woman’ in Shona, a language spoken in Zimbabwe
Amaka – noble, or, she well knows.
Amandla – African – A powerful Woman, Brave and Strong Woman
Amara – The name Amara is a girl’s name of Italian, Greek, African origin meaning ‘grace or bitter’.
Amarachukwu – African Igbo – God’s Grace, Mercy of God, God’s Favor, Divine Grace
Amare – Possesses great strength
Amare – A person sent by God to love who is extremely handsome
Amari – Possesses great strength’ in African.
Amari – An strong and eternally lovely being who are family oriented
Amazu – Amazu is an unpopular girl’s name.
Ameng – Ameng is an unpopular girl’s name.
Ami – Saturday”s child (Ghanese)
Amina – Trustworthy (Swahili)
Aminah – Trustworthy
Amma – The name Amma is a girl’s name of African, Ghanan, Ghanaian origin meaning ‘born on a Saturday’.
Amne – African – Swahili – Safe, Secure
Amogelang – Accept, Receive
Amondi – Feminine form of OMONDI
Amrit – From African-Yoruban origin meaning ‘strength’ derived from the word amari.
Amurta – Beautiful, ambrosia, a veritable drink which gives immortality
Anaca – Anaca as a girl’s name is of Hausa origin, and the meaning of Anaca is ‘sweet-faced’. Anaca is a variant of the Hausa name Anika.
Anan – fourth born child.
Anana – The fourth child who is blessed with soft and gentle personality
Anaya – Admire God
Anecky – Anecky as a girl’s name is of Hausa origin, and the meaning of Anecky is ‘sweet-faced’. Anecky is a variant of the Hausa name Anika.
Angweng – One who was born during the time of white ants.
Anika – Anika as a girl’s name is pronounced AH-ne-kah. It is of Hausa origin, and the meaning of Anika is ‘sweet-faced’.
Ankia – God is gracious one and she has answered the prayers and are prize possession
Annaka – Annaka as a girl’s name is of Hausa origin, and the meaning of Annaka is ‘sweet-faced’. Annaka is a variant of the Hausa name Anika.
Anuli – Anuli is an unpopular girl’s name.
Anyango – One who was born during mid day.
Aoko – An evergreen blue tree, one who is outside
Aparaa – The one who is unique, materialistic and matchless
Aphra – It means a house made of dust
Aphrah – African, dust
Apio – (the one who comes quickly) the first-born of twins.
Apiyo – (the one who comes quickly) the first-born of twins.
Apunda – one who is beside herself.
Arjana – paradise.
Armani – Faith, Persian – Desire, A variant form of name Arman
Arogo – One who nagged a lot during pregnancy.
Arusi – Born at the wedding time
Asabi – African – Yoruban – One of Select Birth
Asante – Thank you
Asanti – Thank you
Asaye – Asaye as a girl’s name is of African origin meaning ‘born on Thursday’.
Asha – Lively, woman, life, variant of Aisha
Asha – The name Asha is a girl’s name of Swahili, Hindi, Sanskrit origin meaning ‘hope, life’.
Ashaki – One who is beautiful
Ashant – Thank you
Ashante – Thank you
Ashanti – Ashanti is associated with an African empire. The name Ashanti means win, power, success.
Asis – Blessing, African – Of the sun, A variant spelling is Asiss
Asong – Asong can be used as both a boy’s name and a girl’s name. Asong is of African origin meaning ‘seventh born daughter’.
Assibi – Assibi is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘daughter of Saturday’
Asya – Born during a time of grief
Athiambo – African – Born in Late Evening
Atieno – born in the evening (or night).
Audi – The last daughter
Aunika – Aunika as a girl’s name is of Hausa origin, and the meaning of Aunika is ‘sweet-faced’. Aunika is a variant of the Hausa name Anika.
Avongara – African – To Tie
Awino – One who was born with the cord around.
Awiti – Means ‘thrown away’ in Luo, possibly used for a child born prematurely
Awo – Awo is an unpopular girl’s name.
Awotwi – born eighth.
Awushi – Awushi is an unpopular girl’s name.
Ayaba – Ayaba is an unpopular girl’s name.
Ayah – A sparkling and twinkling human being
Ayana – Ayana as a girl’s name is related to the Kiswahili name Ayanna. The meaning of Ayana is ‘beautiful flower’.
Ayanna – Based on the name Anna, Ayanna means beautiful flower.
Ayanne – Beautiful flower
Ayira – African – Chosen, Worthy of Respect, Exalted, Revered, A variant form of Augustus
Ayo – joy, valued, or, born on the road.
Ayobami – I am blessed with you
Ayobunmi – Joy is given to me
Ayodele – Ayodele is an unpopular girl’s name.
Ayofemi – Ayofemi is an unpopular girl’s name.
Ayoka – African Yoruban – One who Causes Joy all round, A variant of Ayo
Ayoluwa – Joy of the people
Ayomide – Happiness is coming
Ayoo – born on the road.
Ayoola – Joy is wealth
Ayotunde – Come-back of happiness
Aysi – born on Sunday (morning).
Azana – Call to prayer, inspires everyone
Aziza – One who is very precious
African girl names starting with B
Baako – Baby first born
Baba – Born on Thursday
Babafunmike – Babafunmike is an unpopular girl’s name.
Babetta – Foreign woman.
Babirye – (two people) first-born of twin girls.
Baderinwa – Worthy of respect
Badriya – One who is like the full Moon
Baduwa – Baduwa is an unpopular girl’s name.
Bahati – Lucky, fortunate (Swahili)
Bahati – good fortune, luck.
Baina – One who is glittering with radiance
Balaraba – Balaraba is an unpopular girl’s name.
Bamidele – bring me home.
Bandele – Born Away From Home
Banji – Second-born of twins
Banji – Second Born of Twins
Bapoto – disturbance, noise.
Baraka – The name Baraka is a girl’s name of Swahili, African, Kiswahili origin meaning ‘blessings’.
Barika – Successful
Barongo – The younger of twin.
Bash – Forerunner
Bashira – Joyful, Predictor of Good News
Bast – Of the city of Bubastis
Bayo – The name Bayo is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘joy has found us’.
Becca – African Bobangi – To forecast, Predict, Borrow, Bound, Derived from Rebecca, A variant of Becky
Becka – African Bobangi – To forecast, Predict, Borrow, Bound, Derived from Rebecca, A variant of Becky
Becky – African Bobangi – To forecast, Predict, Borrow, Bound, Derived from Rebecca.
Behati – The name Behati is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘blessed, she who brings happiness’.
Beheshta – Paradise
Bejide – Born during a rainy season
Beka – One who predicts
Belakane – concubine (?).
Berhane – Means ‘my light’ in Amharic
Bibsbebe – Lady of the house
Bikita – Anteater
Binah – Dancer
Binah – Dancer, one who lives in the moment and is understanding
Binta – With God
Binta – With God
Bisa – Greatly loved
Bisa – Greatly Loved
Bishara – Good tidings.
Blessing – blessing.
Bohlale – wisdom.
Boipelo – Prideful
Boitumelo – joy.
Bolade – honor arrives.
Bolah – cow’s tail.
Bolanile – the honor of this house.
Bolanle – Finds wealth at home
Bontu – Means ‘proud’ in Oromo
Bosede – Bosede is an unpopular girl’s name.
Braima – Father of a large number of children
Bunme – My gift
Bunme – A gift that is mine
Bunmi – To be my gift
Busara – African-Swahili – Wisdom, Prudence, Sense, Foresight
Buseje – Ask me
Businge – Means ‘peace’ in Rukiga
African girl names starting with C
Cadence – A variant spelling of the name Candance, meaning ‘queen mother’, ‘incandescent ‘ or ‘pure’.
Caimile – Name from a proverb
Camara – She is a teacher
Candace – the mistress of Chendi.
Candice – In Ethiopia this name means ‘queen mother’, while in Greek and Latin it has more abstract meanings such as ‘incandescent’ and ‘pure’.
Candis – the mistress of Chendi.
Catava – Name from a proverb
Chalondra – A Lark, they are smart individuals
Chandaki – (?), the mistress of Chendi.
Chaonaine – It has seen me
Charminique – A female child born out of love
Chatha – An ending
Chausiki – Born at night
Chausiku – One who was born at night.
Cheche – A small thing
Chiamaka – God is noble, or, the spirit knows.
Chibueze – Where God is the King
Chibuzo – God give me directions
Chidera – Chidera is an unpopular girl’s name.
Chidhatma – The real God
Chidi – Chidi is an unpopular girl’s name.
Chidiebere – God is gentle.
Chidimma – God is good.
Chidubem – The one repaired by the Almighty
Chiedozie – Planned by God
Chiemeka – God has done very well.
Chika – God is the greatest.
Chike – Power of God
Chikelu – Created by God
Chikere – God has created
Chiku – Chatter box
Chimwala – Means ‘stone’ in Yao
Chinagorom – Chinagorom is an unpopular girl’s name.
Chinaza – God answers (my prayer).
Chinecherem – Chinecherem is an unpopular girl’s name.
Chinedu – God is my leader.
Chinelo – Thought of God
Chineye – God lives
Chinue – Blessing of Chi
Chinwe – God owns me.
Chinwendu – God owns life.
Chioma – Chioma is an unpopular girl’s name.
Chipo – Present
Chizoba – may God save.
Chuki – Born in a time of strike and hatred.
Chukwuebuka – Chukwuebuka is an unpopular girl’s name.
Cleotha – A woman who is a creative artist and everyone else is inspired by her
Comfort – comfort.
Cyrah – Lord-like figure
African girl names starting with D
Dabiku – Offering
Dada – Dada is used as a boy’s name and as a girl’s name.
Daisha – The one who is alive
Dakarai – Happiness
Dalia – (Tanzanian)
Dalia – Dalia has the Afican meaning of ‘gentle’. It has the Hebrew meaning of ‘tree branch’ or ‘to draw water’.
Dalila – A desired individual
Dalilah – Languish, weak
Dalili – Sign, omen
Dalma – Made of metal
Dambudzo – adversity.
Damilala – God gave me this gift
Damilola – God gave me this gift
Dayo – Pleasure is coming
Debelah – A friendly and charming person
Dede – a jigger, or, a grasshopper.
Deka – Pleasing (Somali)
Deka – Deka as a girl’s name is a variant of Decca. Other similar baby names are Dela, Dea, and Neka.
Delu – The one and only beautiful girl
Dembe – A peace loving individual
Desta – Means ‘joy’ in Amharic
Dhakiya – She who is smart.
Diarra – The name Diarra is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘gift’.
Diata – One who is as brave as a Lion
Dikeledi – One who is filled with lot of tears
Dipuo – Dipuo is an unpopular girl’s name.
Dipuonyane – Dipuonyane is an unpopular girl’s name.
Do – First child after twins
Dofi – Second child born after twins
Doto – Second of twins
Dubaku – Eleventh Born Child, very fortunate
Ducha – Small or humble.
Dumi – One who inspires others, they are powerful
Dumisani – Give praise, a honorable and well praised
Duni – Small
Durah – Pearl
Durra – A variant of Durah, meaning pearl.
Dziko – The world
African girl names starting with E
Ebele – The name Ebele is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘mercy, kindness’.
Ebru – Gift
Ebuka – Ebuka is an unpopular girl’s name.
Ebun – Gift
Echerem – Echeremis an unpopular girl’s name.
Eega – palm bird who loves to fly
Efia – The name Efia is a girl’s name of African, Ghanan, Ghanaian origin meaning ‘born on Friday’.
Efua – Friday born child
Efuru – Daughter of heaven, they are blessed
Eidi – Festival or feast day.
Ekene – The one who recieves a lot of praise
Ekua – The one converting pain to happiness
Ekundayo – The one who turns sorrows to joys
Ellema – An efficient person who milks the Cow
Emem – Person of peace
Emene – Don’t do harm, Do not hurt
Eniola – she who is wealthy.
Enitan – one of story.
Enomwoyi – Graceful one
Enu – second-born child.
Enyonyam – It is good for me
Enzokuhle – Expected to do great things, Do good
Ephigenia – (of pythonic descent) daughter of Iphis.
Eshal – This name is a variant of Eshe and has its origin in African-Swahilli meaning ‘life’.
Eshe – Life, energy (Swahili)
Eshe – The name Eshe is a girl’s name of Swahili, African origin meaning ‘life’.
Esi – Esi is an unpopular girl’s name.
Esiankiki – Young maiden
Evte – An alternative spelling of the name Evette that has many possible meanings: African -Congo meaning ‘a dog hunt’, Germanic meaning ‘yew’, and the Old French meaning ‘Juniper tree’.
African girl names starting with F
Fabayo – A lucky birth brings joy
Fabunni – African name meaning ‘This was given to me bt God’
Fadhila – A woman who is abundant
Fadhili – Compassion
Fadiya – African Swahili – Redeemer, One who redeems
Fahari – A girl who is very smart
Fahumu – Intelligence
Faika – African Swahili – Superior, Better
Faizah – A victorious girl
Falala – Born in abundance
Falala – The name Falala is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘born in abundance’.
Fana – Wealth, Honour, One who provides light, Shining, A variant transcription is Faina
Fanaka – Prosperity or success
Fara – Level Measure, Beautiful, Lovely, Pleasant, Good Looking, Joyful, Reason for rejoicing
Farai – rejoice.
Faraja – Comfort, relief or rest.
Farashuu – Kenyan word for butterfly
Fasaha – Well-spoken
Fayola – Walks with honor
Fayola – The name Fayola is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘lucky, good fortune, blessed’.
Feechi – Worship God
Feechi – A god worshipping woman
Femi – God loves me.
Finnley – A fair (haired) warrior
Firyali – Unusual or extraordinary
Fisseha – Blissfulness and mirthful joy
Floarea – Romanic word for a blooming flower
Flodwig – A Dithematic name (linking two elements, mainly parent names)
Fola – Glory and Prestige, the one who is honorable
Folade – She brings honor
Folami – The name Folami is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘honor and respect me’.
Folayan – To walk with dignity
Foluke – Placed in God’s care
Fujo – Born after a quarrel
Fukayna – Knowledgeable
Fumbe – slave.
Fumnanya – she who inspires love.
Fumnaya – The person who wanted to love by someone.
Funanya – she who inspires love.
Furaha – Refers to blissful or contented.
African girl names starting with G
Gadise – Feminine form of GADISA
Gakeri – A small muscle. A variant of Gakere.
Gamada – The one who is cheerful and happy.
Gasira – One who is brave.
Gathoni – She is an in law.
Gavivi – The one who loves money of wealth.
Gawahir – Variant form of Jawahir (precious stones or jewels)
Gbemisola – carry me into honor.
Genet – Refers to the very first garden Eden which was created by the God Almighty.
Ghalyela – A person who is very valuable
Ghana – A name of the country in Africa
Ghanima – A person who has a great fortune
Gheche – Small
Gugu – a precious person.
Gzifa – The peaceful one, calm and patient.
African girl names starting with H
Habiba – The name Habiba is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘beloved, sweetheart’.
Habika – Sweetheart, darling, beloved
Hadaya – Gift, Present, A variant of Hadiya
Hadiya – gift, sacrifice.
Hadiyya – gift, sacrifice.
Hagos – Joy, happiness, pleasure
Haiba – Attractive, Charm, Attraction
Halima – The name Halima is a girl’s name of African, Aboriginal origin meaning ‘gentle, humane’.
Hamisi – One who was born on a Thursday.
Hanifa – True believer of Islam
Hanna – A popular variation of Hannah, Hanna’s language origin is Arabic and means ‘congratulations to your health’. In African-Hausa it means ‘forbidden’.
Hanuni – Happy and cheerful
Hanzila – Road, street, Path, trail
Haracha – Frog (A creature of God)
Haregewoin – Means ‘grape vine’ in Amharic
Harith – cultivator
Hasanati – Good
Haseena – Beautiful. Pretty
Hashiki – Passion
Hasina – Good (Swahili)
Hasina – Good
Hawa – Eve
Hawla – One who is graceful like an antelope.
Hazina – Treasure
Hembadoon – The winner
Hendaque – the mistress of Chendi.
Hiari – Free will
Hidi – Root, origin
Hija – Daughter
Hinaa – Henna, Myrtle
Hinna – Henna, A natural dying color
Hiwot – Eastern African – Amharic name meaning life
Hlengiwe – Means ‘helped, rescued, redeemed’ in Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele and Swazi
Hoor – A Celestical, Virgin of Paradise, Nymph, A Virgin Maiden of Paradise for Its Dwellers
Hoyam – Passionate Love
Husniya – Beauty
Huso – The feigned sadness of a bride
African girl names starting with I
Ices – Throne
Idowu – increase, born after twins.
Ifama – All is well
Ife – The name Ife is a girl’s name of African, Yoruba origin meaning ‘love’.
Ifetayo – Love brings happiness
Ifunanya – love inspires love.
Ikuseghan – Peace is better than war
Ilori – Special Treasure
Imaani – Belief
Imani – Faith
Imani – Variation of Iman which means faith
Imena – The name Imena is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘dream’.
Indusa – Desire for a system.
Ingumba – One who is easy going.
Iniko – Born during troubled times
Isabis – Something that is beautiful
Isabis – Something Beautiful
Isiss – Throne
Isoke – Gift from God
Isoke – A wonderful gift from God
Issisa – Throne
Issise – Throne
Isys – Throne
Iverem – Blessing and favor
Iyabo – The name Iyabo is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘mother has returned’.
Iyana – Variant of Ayanna, meaning beautiful flower.
Izara – The name Izara is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘section of tree’.
Izefia – I have no child
Izegbe – Long-awaited child
African girl names starting with J
Jaha – Grandeur
Jahi – Fame
Jahia – One widely known
Jahmelia – A beautiful african woman
Jahzara – Jahzara as a girl’s name is of African origin meaning ‘blessed princess’.
Jala – Large fish from fresh water
Jalah – A small leafed wild indigo
Jamala – One who is well mannered
Jameelah – Beautiful (Somali and Swahili)
Jameelah – A chaste woman
Jameila – She who is beautiful
Jamelia – Somali name meaning beautiful
Jamelle – One of great beauty
Jamila – Beautiful
Jamila – Beautiful, elegant
Jamilia – She who is chaste
Japera – One who offers thanks
Jariah – A tributary Lord
Jayde – jade.
Jela – The father who faced many difficulties during the birth of his child.
Jelani – One who is mighty, strong
Jemila – Beautiful, variant of Jameelah(Somali and Swahili)
Jendayi – Grateful, thankful (Zimbabwe)
Jendayi – Thankful, To give thanks.
Jenue – The person from the city of Jenue, Nigeria.
Jetta – Encircled, Surrounded, Jetta is Diminutive Form Of Henrietta Or Marietta
Jettie – Surrounded by things or people
Jina – Named child (Swahili)
Jinja – The name Jinja is a girl’s name of African origin.
Jioni – it means evening. They are determined towards their aim and have dynamic nature. Such people always seem confuse and develop jealousy with time.
Jira – such people are bit sporty and love to play games. They have good sense of homour and often get fame in life.
Johari – Something of value,jewel,something precious which is adored
Jojo – God raises
Jonbenet – such people love to spend time with their friends and have the jolly side. The name is very pleasant which means blossom and exotic personality.
Joos – they have a funny side and are involved in many activities. They help to bring people together and have spark in their personality.
Joycelin – just, right.
Jozua – they have a funny side and are involved in many activities. They help to bring people together and have spark in their personality.
Juba – The name Juba is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘born on Monday’.
Juji – people with this name are intense and know how to live their lives. they have a unique and attractive personality.
Julene – the word means youth. These people prove to be very lucky and natural in their attitude. They do not bear fake personalities.
Julisha – they have a ignite in their personality and spread laughter. Friends enjoy their company and they value physical apperance.
Jumapili – Kenyan term, literally meaning Sunday.
Jumoke – Jumoke means Everybody Loves the Child
Juza – The meaning of the name Juza is Notify
Jwahir – Jwahir means The Golden Woman
African girl names starting with K
Ka’Liyah – Ka’Liyah means friend. It first became a popular baby name in 2001.
Ka’Mya – Virile and strong, though this is considered a female name now, it literally means ‘male child born after twins.’
Kabibe – Kabibe means Little Lady
Kabili – Name Kabili means Honest, Brave
Kacela – Kacela means the Great Huntress
Kadida – The name Kadida is a girl’s name of African origin.
Kagiso – peaceful.
Kahina – Derived from Arabic (al-Kahinah) meaning ‘the diviner, the fortuneteller’. This was a title applied to the 7th-century Berber queen Dihya, who resisted the Arab expansion into North Africa
Kaikara – Kaikara means Traditional Name of God
Kainda – Kainda means The Hunter’s Daughter
Kakra – The younger of twins
Kalei – The name Kalei means The One who works for the Kinf
Kalere – Kalere means Small Woman
Kali – Energetic
Kaliah – Kaliah means friend. It first became a popular baby name in 2001.
Kalifa – Chaste, holy (Somali)
Kalisha – sorceress.
Kamadia – moon.
Kamaria – The name Kamaria is a girl’s name of Swahili, African origin meaning ‘moonlight’.
Kambo – Must work for everything
Kame – Desolate, Arid
Kamile – Of African-Shona origin meaning ‘spirit’ there are 19 variations of this name.
Kande – Kande name means The Firstborn Female Child
Kanene – A little thing in the eye is big
Kanika – The name Kanika is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘black cloth’.
Kaniqua – Kaniqua means Black Dress
Kanoni – The name means Little Bird
Karasi – Krasi means Life and Wisdom
Karimah – Karimah name means is Big-Hearted, Generous
Kasinda – born to a family with twins
Kataleya – Pure
Katlego – she with the boiling stare.
Kaula – Kaula means Woman Prophet
Kaweria – The loving one.
Kaya – Native American – Little but wise, African – Home, Japanese Yew
Kayin – Kayin means The Child that has been Long Awaited
Kazi – Work
Keb – God of the Earth
Kecia – Kecia means Great, Big Joy
Keeya – The name means the Flower of the Garden
Kehinde – Came second or the second born child.
Keisha – Derived from African language, meaning ‘favourite one’.
Keishla – Keishla name means Her Life
Keita – Keita means Blessing in African and The Child was a Huge Gift
Kelenna – Kelenna means Town of Keels
Kenda – Kenda means Child of Clear,Cool Water
Kendi – Kendi means The one who is Loved and Cherised
Kendy – Kendy mens The One who is Loved a Lot
Kenia – Kenia means Greates. Also a Country in Africa
Kenya – Kenya as a girl’s name is of African origin for the country in Africa.
Kerubo – Born on the plain.
Kesi – Born when the father had troubles
Kesia – Kesia as a girl’s name is of African origin meaning ‘favorite’.
Kesin – The name means Earth-Bound
Kessie – The name Kessie is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘chubby baby’.
Kesslee – Kessie means Chubby Baby
Keyah – Keyah means in God’s Good Health
Khadija – Born prematurely
Kia – The name Kia is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘season’s beginning’.
Kianga – Kianga means The Beams of The SUn
Kibibi – Little lady
Kiden – Kiden means A Girl born after 3 Boys
Kidist – Means ‘blessed’ in Amharic
Kiho – Kiho means Fog
Kijana – Kijana means Youth
Kimani – Kimani means One who is Beautiful and Sweet
Kimmie – Kimmie means Rock with Diamonds
Kimonia – Means Great Woman
Kimya – Kimya means Silent
Kinfe – Kinfe means Wings
Kione – Kione name means He came from Nowhere
Kioni – The one who sees and finds things.
Kirabo – Kirabo means The One who is a Gift of the God
Kisembo – Means ‘gift’ in Rutooro
Kissa – The name Kissa is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘born after twins’.
Kitoko – Kitoko means Holder of the Beauty
Kiya – This is a variant of the name Kia , which has several possible meanings: In Hausa means ‘difficult’, Indoeuropean ‘daylight’ and in Greek ‘pure’ or ‘torture’.
Kizzy – The meaning of the name refers to Yellow Flower, Cassia
Koda – Last Born, Mother’s Pet
Kokumo – This one will not die
Konjit – From Amharic (qonjo) meaning ‘beautiful’
Kubwa – Kubwa means Large
Kukua – Born on Wednesday
Kuliraga – Weeping
Kulwa – First born of twins
Kumani – Kumani means Destiny
Kunto – Th name means Third Born Child
Kuron – The name means Giving Thanks
Kwamboka – One who was born while crossing a river.
Kya – Kya means Diamond in the Sky
Kyalamboka – God save me
Kymbre – The name means Diamon brearing Rock
African girl names starting with L
Laiken – Variant of Laken, cherished and wanted, ‘from the lake.’
Lakeisha – Of African-Swahilli origin meaning ‘favorite one’
Laqueta – A woman sho is silent, quiet and calm
Lateefa – Gentle, kind
Lateefah – Pleasant and kind person of tender character
Latrice – Noble woman
Latricia – Noble woman
Leal – Faithful
Ledisi – To bring forth, to come closer
Leeda – African word meaning to bring
Leena – softness.
Lehana – One who refuses
Lehana – A person who rejects
Lelise – Feminine form of LELISA
Lerato – To love and adore another person
Lesedi – A ray of light, a beam of light
Lethabo – Happiness, Rejoice
Lewa – Beautiful person
Limber – Joyfulness
Lindiwe – Means ‘waited for, awaited’ in Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele and Swazi
Lishan – Means ‘award’ in Amharic
Lissa – The name Lissa is a girl’s name of Dutch, African origin, meaning honeybee’.
Loba – Sharing a conversation, talking
Loloo – Name given for pearls or gems found in an ocean
Lolovivi – Love is always there
Loveie – A lovely and happy soft hearted individual
Lu Lu – A woman whose beauty is compared to a Pearl
Lu’Lu – A woman as precious as a pearl
Luam – Peaceful, Calm
Luanda – The name Luanda is a girl’s name of African origin.
Lulana – Shining Moon or a Guiding Star
Lulit – From Amharic (lul) meaning ‘pearl’
Lulu – Pearl
Lulu – A pearl
Lumusi – Born face downward
Lungile – good, right, straight.
Luthando – African name meaning Love and Adoration
African girl names starting with M
Maat – Truth, Law
Maaza – The name Maaza is a girl’s name of African, Ethiopian, Amharic origin meaning ‘aroma or essence’.
Machupa – One who likes to drink.
Mackena – Happy one
Madalitso – A blessed person
Madana – A person who heals people
Magara – Child who constantly cries, to sit, to stay
Maha – Beautiful eyes
Maha – Gazelle, Beautiful Eyes, Splendid, Beloved to Amun
Mahari – One who is forgiving
Mahdi – The Expected One
Maizah – One who has good judgement
Makana – A girl who is a gift to the world
Makeda – queen of Sheba.
Makena – The name Makena is a girl’s name of Irish, African origin meaning ‘happy one’.
Makenah – Happy one
Makenna – The name Makenna is a girl’s name of Irish, African origin meaning ‘happy one’.
Mala – bitter.
Malaika – An Angel of heaven
Malomo – Don’t go anywhere
Mama – Born on Saturday
Mandere – Beautiful beads
Mandisa – Sweetness
Mandisa – Mandisa as a girl’s name is of African origin meaning ‘sweet’.
Manica – A place name, town in Mozambique
Mansa – Third Born Girl, King of Kings, Emperor.
Manyara – lucky, or, rich with plunder.
Mardea – The last one
Mariatu – African – One who is pure, Innocent
Marini – African – Fresh, Healthy, Pretty, Charming
Marjani – The name Marjani is a girl’s name of Swahili, African origin meaning ‘coral’.
Marjean – African – Coral, Gracious, A variant of Marjian
Marka – A steady rain
Masara – A magical woman
Masego – Divine favor
Mashaka – One who brings trouble
Mashavu – Cheeks
Mashika – Born during a rainy season
Masika – born during a monsoon.
Masozi – tears.
Mawiyah – The essence of life
Mawusi – In the hands of God
Mbali – A Zulu name meaning flower
Mchumba – sweetheart.
Meklit – Means ‘talent’ in Amharic
Meleni – Brazilian word for Melon.
Melokuhle – Stand for what is right, One who represents good things
Meria – The harsh taste of the Ocean.
Meron – The woman who serves the Army.
Mesi – A smoke, emit a cloud of fiine particles.
Messina – Being neither at the begining nor at the end in a series.
Meti – Means ‘umbrella’ in Oromo
Mhina – The person who is greatly pleasing or entertaining.
Miah – The much dearest person.
Mikaili – The one who is likely to the God’s messenger.
Mikenna – An African name that means who brings the Joy.
Milandu – An answer to the prayers
Miniya – A girl who is believed to do extra-ordinary things.
Mirembe – Peace or a peaceful nature. The peaceful world
Miyanda – The ancestors, the beginning, the roots
Modupe – I am Grateful, Gratefulness, I give thanks to God
Mojisola – I awaken wealth.
Monifa – African Yoruban – I Am Lucky
Montsho – A black colored person
Morathi – An intelligent or a wise man
Morowa – Queen
Mosi – First born
Mudiwa – Beloved, dearest
Mugure – Kenyan term, meaning already purchased.
Mukondi – A dancer
Mumbi – Creator or mother of the people.
Muminah – Pious woman
Muna – The Lord is With You
Munirah – Enlightened woman
Murigo – This is a load.
Musoke – Rainbow
Muthoni – The shy one.
Mutia – Honored One
Mwanajuma – child of Friday.
Mwanawa – First born
Mwassaa – Kenyan term, meaning everywhere.
Mykena – Happy one
African girl names starting with N
Naaila – the person with the record of victories.
Naataanii – A poetess who writes the praise of the prophet
Nabulungi – Beautiful one
Naeem – benevolent
Naeemah – To be carefree
Nafula – One who was born during the rainy season.
Nafuna – The one who is carried his feet first.
Nahla – Nahla means dearly loved & is often spelled Nala. It was also a character’s name in Disney’s ‘The Lion King’.
Nailah – Successful
Nailah – The accomplisher or the achiever
Naiser – One who is a founder of belief
Naja – A person indifferent to pleasure and pain
Nakato – The twins or doubles whom were born as the second in the family.
Nakeisha – Her life
Nakeisha – The lifetime of woman or girl or lady or damsel.
Naki – The girl who was born first in the family or eldest daughter.
Nakima – Noah’s sea
Nakimera – The talent or present of skills from God.
Nala – Popular from the Disney movie ‘The Lion King’, Nala means dearly loved.
Nalah – This name, also spelled ‘Nala,’ means a queen or a beloved woman.
Naledi – A bright star in the open sky
Nalo – The most lovable person
Nalorie – Lovable goddess of earth
Namono – Younger of twins
Nanyamka – God’s gift
Naserian – The lucky one. A fateful person
Nasha – In Nigerian it means born during the rainy season. In Persian it means Judge
Nataki – One who took birth as a royal
Nathaara – Tiny pieces scattered all over
Nathifa – Clean, wholesome, unpolluted.
Natine – The person who belongs to the Natine ethnic group.
Natoya – Dance, or the one who can dance
Nayo – The name Nayo is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘she is our joy’.
Ndidi – patience.
Nduta – Teach me
Neda – Born on Sunday
Neela – The name Neela is a girl’s name of Hindi, Sanskrit, African origin meaning ‘sapphire blue’.
Neema – Born in prosperity (Swahili)
Neema – The one who was born in richness.
Nehanda – Strong and powerful
Neliah – The gift or present from the town
Nemy – The name Nemy is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘sweet’.
Neo – The talented one or skilled one.
Netta – Gate, shrubberies, trees, wilds, planting.
Ngabile – I have it
Ngendo – A traveler
Ngina – One who serves
Ngozi – Dedication, benediction, dedication, consecration.
Nia – It has origins in the African- Swahili and Celtic languages. Iit means ‘purpose’ or ‘aim’
Niah – Meaning ‘aim’ or ‘purpose’. Can also be an alternative spelling for the Welsh name Nia meaning ‘radiance’ or ‘beauty’ and ‘champion’.
Niana – Name of an African city in Mali
Nichelle – Victorious maiden
Nichelle – The great champion among the women.
Nilla – The name Nilla is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘glorious’.
Nimeesha – The dearest angel of the God
Nisar – One who is passive and diplomatic.
Nisha – From African-Hausa origin meaning ‘a remembered loved one’, this name is chiefly used in Scandinavian.
Niyah – A variant of the name Nia, meaning ‘aim’ or ‘purpose’.
Njemile – Upstanding, honorable
Njeri – Daughter of a warrior.
Njoki – She who returned.
Nkechi – The precious treasure from God.
Nkechinyere – God’s pleasure which came to this world.
Nkemdilim – belongs to me.
Nkiru – Once more God will provide the excellent gift.
Nkiruka – God will give me something ever best once again.
Nkosazana – princess.
Nkruma – ninth born child.
Nneka – My mother is the highest
Nnenia – The one who looks same as her grand mother.
Nnenna – The one who is fond of her dad’s mum.
Nnenne – Mother of my mother
Nokutenda – Meaning ‘by faith’, this is a popular name in Zimbabwe.
Noma – Cultivator or farmer or sample or model.
Nomalanga – Brilliant or sunshine light.
Nomasonto – Who was delivered or received on Sunday.
Nombeko – Regard, respect, admiration.
Nomble – Beauty
Nomusa – Compassionate, merciful
Nomuula – Who is like unto Yahweh (Unchanging God)
Nontle – The ruler of the deep sea.
Nosizwe – mother of the nation.
Nourbese – Wonderful child
Noxolo – One who is passive and diplomatic.
Nsia – sixth born child.
Nsombi – Full of happiness or complete gladness.
Nsonowa – seventh born child.
Nthanda – star.
Ntombi – girl.
Nubia – gold.
Nuru – Filled with light
Nuzhah – Desirable trip or expedition spot.
Ny’Asia – Variant of Nasia, hopeful, wise, and caring.
Nya – The meaning of the name Nya is ‘aim’ or ‘purpose’. It is a spelling variation of the English name Nia.
Nyaguthii – A traveler
Nyah – The meaning of the name Nyah is ‘meaning’ or ‘aim’. It is a variation of the English name Nia.
Nyakio – A Spanish variant of Mother or womb.
Nyako – Girl
Nyala – The name Nyala is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘mountain goat’.
Nyambura – Born of the rain.
Nyanjera – Born on the way.
Nyarai – French version of the word modest means not praising self.
Nyasha – Italian and Portuguese version of modest that means not bragging one’s achievement.
Nyathera – The quality of being modest. A moderate of reserve behaviour.
Nyawira – One who is hard working.
Nyeki – A new growth of the plant, a recently grown plant.
Nyla – The one who is humble and meek.
Nyoka – A person who infatuates others. To whom others been attracted.
Nyokabi – Of the Maasai people.
Nzingha – The name Nzingha is a girl’s name of African origin.
African girl names starting with O
Oafe – Your descent matters
Oba – River goddess
Obioma – The Charm of a King that wins over the hearts of others, One who can win with his charm.
Ode – Born on the road, during travel (Nigeria)
Ode – The final or the end of salvation, where the person get relieved of all his duties.
Ofure – Peace
Ogechi – The greatest of God’s times
Ogechukwukama – The greatest of God’s times
Okal – English short form of a Greek ‘Nicodemus’ that means victory of the people.
Okapi – It’s a Latin word that means a horn. Also an ancient greek word that means pity or mercy.
Okoth – Talkative person. Sometimes used to refer a crow.
Olabisi – Joy multiplied (Nigeria)
Olabisi – salvation increases.
Olajuwan – The exaltation of the triumph.
Olamide – My wealth has come
Olaniyi – There’s glory in wealth
Olateju – Wealth
Olayinka – she brings salvation.
Olubayo – Greatest joy
Oluchi – The name Oluchi is a girl’s name of African, Nigerian origin meaning ‘work of God’.
Olufemi – Beloved of the gods (Nigeria)
Olufemi – The creator loves us, The precious people of God.
Olufunke – The one who was gifted from high most place to be loved.
Olufunmilayo – God, give me joy.
Olufunmilola – God, give me salvation.
Oluremi – God brings comfort
Oluwaseyi – God made this.
Oluwatoyin – the Christ deserves praise.
Oluyomi – Delivered or sent by God
Omarosa – My beautiful child
Omolara – The loving child of the family.
Omorose – Beautiful child
Omphile – Gift from God, God gave
Omusupe – She is the most precious thing
Onaedo – The precious and great child.
Oni – Born on holy ground, blessed place (Yorba)
Oni – The God has preferred me.
Onnie – The child who was born in the divine place.
Ontibile – The one who is sheltered by most high God.
Onyeka – nobody is superior than God
Onyekachi – No-one is grander than God
Onyekachukwu – who is greater than the great God?
Onyka – Who is greater than God?
Opeyemi – I praise and give thanks.
Oratilwe – The dearest and darling one.
Orma – Noni means the ninth received child in the family.
Osa – The one who is closer to God, the goddess.
Oseye – Happy one
Osith – One who looks after the people and kingdom
Osumare – rainbow.
Otieno – A person who is born at night
Oya – The one who tore, a Goddess of underriver
African girl names starting with P
Paka – A name given to a cat, intelligent, quick minded
Palesa – A beautiful and majestic flower
Pamojan – Togetherness
Panya – Mouse, reference to a small baby
Panyin – A name given to the older twin
Pasua – Born by cesarean section
Patience – endurance, submission.
Pauline – little.
Peeta – African – Fourth Born Daughter, A variation of name is Pita
Pemba – African – Force of present existence
Penda – African – Admired, Loved, Beloved, A variant of Penha
Penha – African – Admired, Loved, Beloved, A variant of Penda
Penina – red coral, or, a pearl.
Phenyo – One who always wins and is victorious
Phomello – One who is born to succeed, mature individual
Pili – Second born
Pretoria – A place name, the city in South Africa
Pulika – A girl who behaves well and is obidient
African girl names starting with Q
Qelhatat – a queen of Nubia.
Qhikiza – full-grown girl.
African girl names starting with R
Rabiah – Spring breeze
Racheal – a ewe.
Radhiya – Agreeable
Rafiki – A friend
Raimi – Compassionate
Ramila – Fortune teller
Ramla – Prophetess
Ramla – one who predicts the future
Rashida – The righteous one
Raziya – A delighted and satisfied woman
Refilwe – we are given.
Rehema – Compassionate
Reta – Shaken
Retha – Can be short from Aretha-meaning exellence and righteousness, or from Margaretha meaning pearl
Rethabile – We are happy, Happy
Rhaxma – A very sweet girl
Roep – A call of cry
Rudo – A feeling of love
Rufaro – A feeling of true happiness
Rukiya – Rising up
Rumbidzai – praise.
Runako – handsome
Russom – One who is a leader, a head of the charge
Rutendo – One who has a faith
African girl names starting with S
Saada – A helpful person
Saalinge – nothing but a peep.
Sabah – Morning
Sabra – Patience
Sadaka – Swahili name meaning ‘A spiritual offering’
Sade – Honor bestowes a crown
Safara – An African name meaning fire
Safari – A journey, an expedition
Safina – Noah’s ark
Safiya – Safiya as a girl’s name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Safiya is ‘pure’. Safiya is related to the name Safiyah.
Sagal – One like the Morning star
Saidah – One who has great luck
Saidi – The auspicious one
Sala – A woman who is gentle by nature
Salama – The name Salama is a girl’s name of Arabic, African origin meaning ‘peace, safety, security’.
Salihah – She who is just and prious
Salina – has mercy, merciful (?).
Salma – Safe
Samanya – common, ordinay.
Samiya – The name Samiya is a girl’s name of Arabic, African origin meaning ‘high, exalted, praised’.
Sanaa – The name Sanaa is a girl’s name of Swahili, African origin meaning ‘work of art, shining light’.
Sanura – Kitten (Swahili)
Sanura – Intelligent, creative
Sarafina – A bright star
Sarama – Nice
Sarama – Nice
Sarda – American invented name
Sassandra – Name of a river located on the Ivory Coast
Sassandra – The name Sassandra is a girl’s name of African origin.
Sauda – Dark-skinned
Seble – Means ‘harvest’ in Amharic
Seghen – Ostrich
Sekai – One who is funny
Sekelaga – Rejoice
Selas – Trinity
Semira – Fulfilled
Semira – She who is from heaven
Sena – The name Sena is a girl’s name of Arabic, Hindi, African origin meaning ‘this world’s beauty or grace, army, to praise, bringing heaven to earth’.
Serwa – A noblewoman.
Sethunya – a blossom, flower.
Shade – From African-Yoruban meaning ‘princess’ it is predominantly used in Yoruban language.
Shaka – Shaka as a boy’s name (also used as girl’s name Shaka), is pronounced SHAH-kah. It is of African origin. The name of a Zulu tribal leader who shaped a group of tribes into the great Zulu nation in the early 19th century.
Shakini – She is the most beautiful one
Shange – A name of the African clan
Shani – Wonderful
Shani – Marvelous
Shaniece – Gift of God
Shanika – young Nika, or, young one from the wilderness.
Shanti – The name Shanti is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘peace’.
Shany – The name Shany is a girl’s name of Swahili, African origin meaning ‘marvelous, wonderful’.
Shaquana – Truth in life
Sharifa – Distinguished
Sharik – Sharik as a girl’s name is of African origin meaning ‘God’s child or one on whom the sun shines’.
Shasa – Precious Water
Sheena – Jehovah’s gift (or grace).
Shukura – be comforted.
Sibongile – Appreciation, Thanks
Sigele – Left
Sika – Money
Simisola – A man who rests in wealth
Sisi – She who is born on a Sunday
Sitembile – Trust
Sitembileq – To have trust
Sithembile – we have much hope.
Siti – Respected woman
Sivney – Well-going
Siyanda – We are growing.
Siyanda – Zulu name meaning ‘we are growing together’
Ssanyu – the happy one.
Subira – The name Subira is a girl’s name of Swahili, African origin meaning ‘patience’.
Suhailah – Gentle soul
Sukutai – Hug
Suma – Ask
Sumana – A good-natured woman
Suzanna – a graceful white lily.
Sylvia – living in a wood.
African girl names starting with T
Tabia – The name Tabia is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘talents, gifts’.
Taci – The name Taci is a girl’s name of African, Zuni origin meaning ‘washtub’.
Tafadzwa – In shona it means we are pleased
Tafari – first-born daughter.
Tahira – Pure, clean
Tahiry – Nostalgic and grateful for her past, close to family.
Taifa – Nation, tribe
Taiwo – The first of the twin to see the world
Tajeddigt – Means ‘flower’ in Tamazight
Takiyah – pious, righteous
Tale – Green
Tale – The color of green
Taleisha – Blooming life
Taliba – Seeker of knowledge
Tamala – Dark tree
Tamala – The name Tamala is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘dark tree’.
Tamasha – A happy, joyous occasion to meet
Tameka – a twin.
Tamela – she who basks in the sun.
Tamika – a twin.
Tanesha – Born on Monday
Tanesha – Born on monday
Tanisha – Meaning ‘born on Monday’ it is a popular name amount the Hausa who traditionally name newborns to reflect characteristics and features of the birth.
Tannie – A girl born on Monday
Taonga – we are grateful.
Tapiwa – She who is given as a gift
Taraja – The name Taraja is a girl’s name of African, Kiswahili origin meaning ‘hope’.
Taraji – Swahili name meaning hope
Tarana – She who is born during the day
Tarisai – A woman who is nice to look at
Tatenda – Southern African name meaning thank you
Tawanda – A slender, young tree
Tawia – She who is born after twins
Tayla – She has been seen
Tazara – One who is elegant and graceful
Teleza – Slippery
Temitope – thanksgiving to God.
Temwa – Love and happiness
Tendai – Be thankful to God
Tendai – One who is thankful to God
Tene – African name meaning love
Tenesha – Girl born on a Monday
Terehasa – One who is blessed
Tererai – One who listens
Teshi – Cheerful, Full of Laughter
Thandeka – The loved one
Thandi – One who loves deeply
Thandie – The name Thandie is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘loving one’.
Thandiwe – I give love.
Thandolwethu – Our love
Thema – The queen
Themba – great in size, very stout.
Thembeka – A person who is reliable
Tiaret – She who is like a lioness
Tiassale – It is forgotten
Tidir – Feminine form of IDIR
Tifawt – Means ‘light’ in Tamazight
Timberly – A rock or gem from the lands on timber
Tinashe – God is always with us, belief in god
Tinaye – A unisex name meaning ‘gift’ or ‘blessing’.
Tinecia – God is with us
Tiombe – A person who is shy
Tisa – The name Tisa is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘ninth born’.
Titilayo – One who is joyful for ever, ever happy
Titrit – Feminine form of ITRI
Tiwa – One who owns the crown or kingship
Tokunbo – One who is from across the seas
Tomika – A rich or a wealthy person
Totit – a female monkey.
Toure – One who belongs to Soussou, Africa
Tsholofelo – hope.
Tulinagwe – God is with us
Tumelo – Complete confidence in a person or plan.
Tusajigwe – We are blessed
African girl names starting with U
Uchenna – Lord’s will
Udo – peace.
Ujana – Youth
Ulu – Second born female
Uma – Second daughter (Nigeria)
Umayma – Little mother
Umi – Servant
Umm – Mother
Ummi – My Mother
Unathi – the Lord is with us.
Upendo – Love
Urbi – Princess
Uwimana – Daughter of God
Uzochi – the way of God.
Uzoma – good manners.
African girl names starting with V
Vatusia – Kenyan term meaning they will leave us behind.
Visola – Longings are waterfalls
Vondila – Lost a child
African girl names starting with W
Waceera – The wanderer
Wairimu – One of the nine founders of Agikuyu.
Waitherero – The better one.
Wakiuru – One of the nine founders of Agikuyu.
Walidah – Newborn
Walta – One who acts as a shield
Wambui – The singer of songs.
Wamuhu – Born of ashes
Wamuiru – A dark skinned beauty.
Wamweru – One who is light skinned.
Wangai – Born of God.
Wangari – A leopard
Wangera – A traveler
Wangu – The one who gathers the firewood.
Wanja – The one from without.
Wanjeri – Born of Njeri.
Wanjiku – One of the nine founders of Agikuyu.
Wanjiru – One of the nine founders of Agikuyu.
Waseme – Let them talk
Werknesh – Alternate transcription of Amharic (see WORKNESH)
Winda – Chasing for food.
Winta – Desired
Wokabi – She is of the Maasai.
Worknesh – Feminine form of WORKNEH
African girl names starting with X
Xinavane – Spread or propagate
Xois – The name Xois is a girl’s name of African origin.
Xolani – Kenyan term meaning be at peace.
African girl names starting with Y
Yaa – born on Thursday.
Yaba – The name Yaba is a girl’s name of African, Ghanan origin meaning ‘Born on a Thursday’.
Yakini – African – An honest Woman, Truthful Lady.
Yamina – Proper
Yawa – born on Thursday.
Ye – First born of twins
Yejide – She looks like her mother
Yenge – Work
Yewande – mother has returned.
Yewubdar – Means ‘beautiful beyond limits’ from Amharic (wb) meaning ‘beautiful’ and (dar) meaning ‘limit, horizon, frontier, shore’
Yihana – Congratulations
African girl names starting with Z
Za’Niyah – Gracious host, giving, lovely, without compare.
Zagora – The name Zagora is a girl’s name of African origin.
Zahara – Blossom
Zahina – Swahili
Zahra – The name Zahra means ‘flower’ or ‘flowering in Swahili and has been used by many country but most notably by those speaking Urdu, Swahili or Arabic.
Zaila – Beautiful, Good Looking, Charming.
Zainabu – Fragrant plant
Zaire – From Zaire
Zakiya – Pure
Zala – The name Zala is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘a people from southwest Ethiopia’.
Zalika – One who is well born.
Zaniya – Lovely, charming, one people look to for answers.
Zarina – Golden
Zawadi – Gift
Zehra – An unusual girls name, of African-Swahilli origin meaning ‘flower’.
Zeila – The name Zeila is a girl’s name of African origin.
Zela – The name Zela is a girl’s name of African origin, meaning life’.
Zella – The name Zella is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘lacking nothing, one who knows the way’.
Zemora – One who knows the way (Bobangi)
Zendaya – Zendaya means to be appreciative. Zendaya is also the name of a popular singer & dancer.
Zene – Beautiful
Zenechka – News, but predominantly when the name is used, it is a variant of Xenia, meaning welcoming
Zesiro – First born of twins
Zina – Name, secret spirit name
Zina – The name Zina is a girl’s name of African origin.
Ziraili – Help of God
Zizi – The name Zizi is a girl’s name of Romanian, African origin meaning ‘pledged to God’.
Zo – Spiritual Leader
Zoan – Departure
Zola – Peaceful
Zola – Earth or Ball of Earth
Zora – The name Zora is a girl’s name of Arabic, Slavic, African origin meaning ‘dawn’.
Zoya – A bargain (Hausa)
Zubaidah – Marigold
Zula – Brilliant, Ahead
Zuri – Beautiful, good
Zuri – Good or Beautiful
Zuwena – The name Zuwena is a girl’s name of African origin meaning ‘good’.