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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 "[Boys] Love, Like, Lose--Names searched right now".

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!