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Gender: Female Pronunciation: AHJ-wa Meaning of Adwoa: "Born on a Monday" Origin of Adwoa: Akan

The name Adwoa is a girl's name of African, Ghanan origin meaning "Born on a Monday". Adwoa and is often added to lists like Day Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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Adwoa is a given name used for women born on Monday in Western Africa, particularly Ghana and some parts of Togo and Ivory Coast. The male equivalent is Kwadwo. The most famous people with this name are probably Canadian-Ghanaian beauty pageant contestant Adwoa Yamoah and English-Ghanaian model Adwoa Aboah.

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Famous People Named Adwoa

Adwoa Aboah, Ghanaian-British model
Adwoa Yamoah, Ghanaian-Canadian actress and dancer; Miss Canada 2012
Adjoa Aiboom Helen Andoh, British actress
Adjoa Bayor, Ghanaian footballer
Sarah Adwoa Sarfo, Ghanaian politician

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Variations: Adjoa, Ajua, Ajuba