Swahili Girl Names

Swahili is one of the most familiar African languages and cultures in the US, taught in many colleges and even some high school, and so Swahili baby names are of interest to anyone looking for African names for their children. Nameberry’s Swahili names for girls are collected here.

Most familiar to Americans, of course, are names that are a spin on the Presidential Barack, but other Swahili names for girls familiar in the west include the Muslim Aisha and the celebrity-connected Zahara and Taraji . But there are still other Swahili girl names that may be of interest to the expectant parent or name lover.