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Yaba

Heartya-bah
Twi
"Born on a Thursday"

Yaba Origin and Meaning

The name Yaba is a girl's name of African, Ghanan origin meaning "Born on a Thursday".
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).

Yaba is the female name for babies born on a Thursday (the male variant is Yaw).
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Famous People Named Yaba

  • Yaa AsantewaaQueen mother of Ejisu in the Ashanti Empire, Ghana, led the War of the Golden Stool against British colonialism
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Yaba in Pop Culture

  • Variation: Yaa
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