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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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esita Says:


Noted - thanks for the correction.

assibil Says:


I'm from Ghana and I am an Adwoa - born on a Monday. An easy way to pronounce it is "Ahj-wa." It can also be spelled Adjoa and the male equivalent can be spelled Kojo. And it's "Ghanaian" not "Ghanan." The origin should be Akan.