"Born on a Wednesday"

Akuba Origin and Meaning

The name Akuba is a girl's name of African, Ghanan, Ghanaian origin meaning "Born on a Wednesday".

The Akan people of Ghana and the Ivory Coast frequently name their children after the day of the week they were born and the order in which they were born. Most Ghanaians have a name using this system (think Kofi Annan, whose name means born on a Friday).

Akuba (and also Akua) is the female name for babies born on a Wednesday (the male variant is Kwaku).

Famous People Named Akuba

  • Akuba CudjoeMiss Universe Ghana 1999