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Gender: Male Pronunciation: qua-koo Meaning of Kwaku: "Born on a Wednesday" Origin of Kwaku: Twi

The name Kwaku is a boy's name of African, Ghanan, Ghanaian origin meaning "Born on a Wednesday". Kwaku and discussed in our forums with posts like "Choose Their Stage Names".

From the experts:

The Akan people of Ghana and the Ivory Coast frequently name their children after the day of the week they were born and the order in which they were born. Most Ghanans have a name using this system (think Kofi Annan, whose name means born on a Friday).

Kwaku is the male name for babies born on a Wednesday (the female variant is Akua or Akuba).

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Famous People Named Kwaku

Kwaku Dua I, eighth King of the Kingdom of Ashanti
Kwaku Boateng, Canadian high jumper
(Francis) Kwaku Sakyi-Addo, Ghanaian radio journalist
Kwaku Alston, American photographer
Kwaku Sintim-Misa, Ghanaian actor

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