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Gender: Male Meaning of Kojo: "born on Monday" Origin of Kojo: Ghanaian

The name Kojo is a boy's name of Ghanaian origin meaning "born on Monday". Kojo and is often added to lists like Boy Names from Africa and discussed in our forums with posts like "Switcher Machine".

From the experts:

The Ashantis of Ghana traditionally use this animated name for boys born on Monday. The girls' equivalent is Adwoa, pronounced ahj-wa.

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Famous People Named Kojo

Kojo Adeyemo Annan, Ghanaian businessman; son of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan
Kwadwo "Kojo" Asamoah, Ghanaian footballer
Kwadwo "Kojo" Gyamfi-Poku, Ghanaian footballer
(Bernard) Kojo Laing, Ghanaian novelist and poet
(Frank) Kojo Baffoe Jr., Ghanaian-South African blogger, businessman and poet
Kojo Acquah Yankah, Ghanaian MP
Kojo Aidoo, Ghanaian-Canadian CFL player
Kojo Armah, Ghanaian MP
Kojo Antwi, Ghanaian pop singer

Pop Culture References for the name Kojo

Kojo "Romeo" Agu, character in video game "Halo 3: ODST"
Kornelius "Kojo" Jonesworth, character on TV's "Zeke and Luther"


Bobcat108 Says:


There's a professor at my campus who has a version of this name: Kodjo. I'll have to ask him if it's a variant spelling from his home area of Ghana.

snowsbeloved Says:


I kind of like it!!

Momof2Davisgirls Says:


This is a very cool name!