African girl names

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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.

Adah

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

Iman

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

Jamilah

Jamilia

Jamilia – She who is chaste

Jamilla

Jamille

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.

Kamali

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’.

Machelle

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

Malika

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

Nairobi

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

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’.

Senegal

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’.