Boy Names from Africa

African baby names for boys from a range of cultures and tribes include the choices here.
  • Abanu

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    Rhythmic, strong, and buoyant. Read More 

  • Ajani

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    An easily assimilated African name, a novel twist on Johnny. Read More 

  • Akello

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    Energetic but mellow. Read More 

  • Amari

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    An originally male name also used for girls, mostly because of its soft sound and vowel ending. Related to names and words in a range of languages—Yoruba, Thai, Hebrew—and with a variety of... Read More 

  • Azizi

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    Two z's equal double pizzazz. Read More 

  • Barack

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    The name of the 44th president, which he inherited from his Kenyan father, is an alternate spelling of the Old Testament Barak,who was a tribal leader known for his military prowess. Barack Obama... Read More 

  • Ebo

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    Ebo is a powerful African day name that can be used to fit its definition. Read More 

  • Garian

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    This town in northern Libya could find a spot on the name map. Read More 

  • Haji

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    A name appropriate for boys born during the hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca every Muslim is expected to make once in his lifetime. Read More 

  • Iniko

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    African name with Niko-nickname option. Read More 

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