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Boy Names from Africa

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

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    Kato gained a lot of attention during the O. J. Simpson trial via witness Kato Kaelin (born Brian.) It is also the name of a fictional character in "The Green Hornet." Spelled Cato, it has a lot ... Read More 

  • Kojo

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    The Ashantis of Ghana traditionally use this animated name for boys born on Monday.  Read More 

  • Odion

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    Strong Nigerian name that could work for a twin of any ethnicity.  Read More 

  • Okello

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    Mellow and musical.  Read More 

  • Omari

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    This name, like Omar and Amari, has been climbing the popularity lists.  Read More 

  • Shango

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    More substantial than it sounds: Shango was the god of thunder and legendary ancestor of the Yoruba people of Nigeria.  Read More 

  • Taye

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    Taye, also used as a short form of Taylor, began to stand on its own with the emergence of actor Taye (born Scott) Diggs.  Read More 

  • Zesiro

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    Unusual and exotic name, might be worth consideration if you're expecting twins.  Read More 

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