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Gender: F Origin of Nairobi: African place-name

Kenya is fairly commonly heard as a girl's name, but its capital city makes a much more exceptional choice.

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Pop Culture References for the name Nairobi

Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name "Nairobi" comes from the Maasai phrase "Enkare Nairobi," which translates to "the place of cool waters." Nairobi is popularly known as the "Green City in the Sun."