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Gender: Female Meaning of Abena: "born on Tuesday" Origin of Abena: African

The name Abena is a girl's name of African, Ghanaian origin meaning "born on Tuesday". Abena and is often added to lists like Girl Names from Africa and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".

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This name from the Akan language of what is now Ghana in West Africa is eminently importable to our Western culture.

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Famous People Named Abena

Abena Appiah, Miss Universe Ghana 2014
Abena Joan Brown, American businesswoman and theater producer
Abena P. A. Busia, Ghanaian poet and feminist; daughter of Ghanaian Prime Minister Kofi Abrefa Busia
Abena Osei-Asare, Ghanaian politician

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