African Girl Names

Africa continent has world’s second largest population. Nearly there are 3000 native languages, making a meaningful African name is not easy. most of the names can be common with others names.

Among the thousands of languages there are two main divisions with naming a person. Biblical names and Islamic names. you can find Biblical girl names and Islamic girl names here. As a major African country Ethiopian names also popular among Africans.

Lets find unique cute female names and meanings

Starting with A

Aba – Aba means a Girl born on Thursday; Abah, Abba and Abbah are variant spellings of the name Aba

Abana – The meaning of Abena is strong personality made with a stone

Abeba – Abeba is similar to Flower; Abeada and Abyda are variant transcriptions of the name

Abena – Abena means Girl born on Tuesday; Abana, Abeena and Abeenah are variant spellings of the name Abena

Abeni

Abiona – Girl one who is born during a journey. This is lovely among African girl names.

Abla

Abraha – Abraha is a girl who born on Tuesday

Abuya

Adamma – Adamma is derived from African Child of Beauty

Adilah

Adanne – Adanne is derived from African – Being the mother’s daughter; A child who resembles her mother; A variant of name Adane

Ahnika

Adenika – The Crown is Loving; Affectionate; Crown has care; Wealth has Care; Crown is cherished

Ashanti

Ayana – A pretty and scented flower

Ayanna

Abela

Abigali

Aiysha – Powerful and complete

Abby

Abla – A Girl born on Tuesday; Has an Arabic meaning as voluptuous

Adela

Adelajda

Amurta – Beautiful; ambrosia, a veritable drink which gives immortality

Adelita

Ayoka

Aziza – Aziza is means a girl one who is very precious

Starting with B

Baina – One who is glittering with radiance

Bahati – Afrikaans form of Beata, Blessing

Becca – Becca derived from African Bobangi – To forecast; Predict; Borrow; Bound; Derived from Rebecca; A variant of Becky

Beheshta – Beheshta means Paradise

Bolanile

Braima Father of a large number of children

Bohlale

Binah – one who lives in the moment and is understanding

Bobirye

Bashira – Girl name with multiple meanings Joyful, Predictor of Good News. Name with strong sound compare to other African girl names.

Belakane

Bomidele

Banji – The Second Born of Twins

Beheshta

Bikita – Anteater

Binta

Busara – Wisdom; Prudence; Sense; Foresight

Bunmi

Starting with C

Camara – Camara is a teacher

Chika

Chidhatma – The real god

Chinaza

Cheche – A small thing

Chioma

Chipo – A gift

Chausiku – One who was born at night

Chibuzo

Cleotha – A woman who is a creative artist and everyone else is inspired by her

Chuki – Born in a time of strike and hatred

Chikere

Chalondra – A Lark; they are smart individuals

Chidubem

Chausiku – One who was born at night

Chiamaka

Starting with D

Dayo – Arrival of joy

Dambudzo

Daisha – The one who is alive

Dalilah

Duni – Duni means Small

Deka – A mesenger sent from heaven; a pleasing personality

Durah

Dikeledi – filled with lot of tears

Dumisani

Dibaku – Offering

Delu

Deka – A mesenger sent from heaven; a pleasing personality

Dembe – A peace loving individual

Starting with E

Ekene –  Who recieves a lot of praise

Ebele It means mercy or kindness

Eniola

Eshe – It means immortal

Enitan

Esiankiki – Young maiden

Ebele

Efuru – Daughter of heaven; they are blessed

Ekundayo

Eidi – Festival or feast day

Ellema – An efficient person who milks the Cow

Efia – Efia is who was Born on friday

Starting with F

Fara – Level Measure; Beautiful; Lovely; Pleasant; Good Looking; Joyful; Reason for rejoicing

Faizah – A victorious girl

Femi

Fana – Level Measure; Beautiful; Lovely; Pleasant; Good Looking; Joyful; Reason for rejoicing

Faika – Superior or Better

Fadiya

Fanaka – Prosperity or success

Faraja

Fabunni – African name meaning ‘This was given to me by God’

Fara

Fayola – An African name meaning ‘Good fortune walks with honor’

Feechi – A god worshiping woman

Fola – Glory and Prestige; the one who is honorable

Firyali

Furaha – Refers to blissful or contented

Fumnaya – She is the woman always wanted to love by someone, Fumnaya is cute female name found in African girl names.

Starting with G

Gavivi – The one who loves money of wealth

Gathoni – She is an in law

Gasira – who is brave

Gamada – who is cheerful and happy

Gakeri – A small muscle. A variant of Gakere

Ghanima – A person who has a great fortune

Gzifa – The peaceful one, calm and patient

Gheche – Gheche means small

GenetRefers to the very first garden Eden which was created by the God Almighty

Gawahir – Variant form of Jawahir (precious stones or jewels)

Ghalyela – A person who is very valuable

Starting with H

Hadi – Origin

Habiba – darling, sweetheart, beloved 

Habika

Hanuni – Happy and cheerfu

Hanzila – Road, street, Path, trail

Hamisi – who was born on a Thursday

Haseena – Pretty, beautiful

Hashiki

Hoyam – Passionate Love

Hinna

Hawla – who is graceful like an antelope

Haracha

HusoSadness of the bride

Hagos – happiness, pleasure, joy

Starting with I

Idowu

ImaniVariation of Iman which means faith

Indusa – Desire for a system

Ife

Ifunanya

Ingumba – who is easy going

Starting with J

Jamala – who is well mannered

Jahzara – A blessed princess

Jayda

Jala – Large fish from fresh water

Jamelia – beautiful

Jahia

Jamelle – great beauty

Japera

Johari – Something of value,jewel,something precious which is adored

Joos

Juza – The meaning of the name Juza is Notify

Julene

Jumapili – who was born on Sunday

Jumoke – Jumoke means Everybody Loves the Child

Starting with K

Kamaria – Bright like the Moon

Kalisha

Kanika Seed, Peace of Gold

Kalere – Small Woman

Kamadia

Kendi – The one who is Loved and Cherised

Kagiso

Keniya – Greates

Kesin – Earth-Bound

Kirabo

Kesia

Kabibe – Little Lady

Kainda – The Hunter’s Daughter

Karasi – Life and Wisdom

Kanoni

Kataleya

Keisha – She is a Favorite

Kissa – Sister of Twins

Kimani

Kinfe – Kinfe means Wings

Kimonia

Kumani – Destiny

Kunto 

Kya – Diamond in the Sky

Starting with L

Lateefah – Pleasant and kind person of tender character

Leena

Lesedi – A ray of light, a beam of light

Leeda

Lehana – A person who rejects

Lissa

Lulana – Shining Moon or a Guiding Star

Loloo – Name given for pearls or gems found in an ocean

Lindawe – A person who has waited a long time

Liqueta

Lewa – Beautiful person

Loveie – A lovely and happy soft hearted individual

Starting with M

Marjani – A coral

Masika

Malaika – An Angel of heaven

Masozi

Miniya – A girl who is believed to do extra-ordinary things

Morowa

Messina – Being neither at the begining nor at the end in a series

Monifa – I Am Lucky

Meleni – Brazilian word for Melon

Mudiwa

Mirembi

Masara – A magical woman

Madana

Mahari

Manika

Mansa – Third Born Girl; King of Kings; Emperor;

Marini – Pretty; Charming; Fresh; Healthy

Masego – blessing

Meleni

Mashaka – One who brings trouble

Miyanda

Morathi

Muthoni – Shy

Starting with N

Naataanii – A poetess who writes the praise of the prophet

Nata

Nakato – The twins or doubles whom were born as the second in the family

Nakeisha – The lifetime of woman or girl or lady or damsel

Nakimera

Nala

Naserian – The lucky one. A fateful person

Nathifa

Nathaara – Tiny pieces scattered all over

Netta – Gate, wilds, shrubberies, trees, planting

Neema

Nimeesha – The dearest angel of the God

Nnenna

Nomasonto – Who was delivered or received on Sunday

Nyarai French version of the word modest means not praising self

Nomuula

Nuzhah

Starting with O

Oluchi – The work of god

Osumare 

Onyeka – nobody is superior than God

Olabisi

Ode – The final or the end of salvation, where the person get relieved of all his duties

Omolara – The loving child of the family

Ontibile

Orma – the ninth received child in the family

Osa -The one who is closer to God, the goddess

Onyeka – nobody is superior than God

Osith – One who looks after the people and kingdom

Otieno

Oya – The one who tore; a Goddess of underriver

Starting with P

Pamojan – Togetherness

Pauline

Peeta – Peeta is derived from African – Fourth Born Daughter; It is variation of name Pita

Penda – This is derived from African – Loved; beloved; admired;

Pemba

Palesa – A beautiful and majestic flower

Penina

Poni

Pili

Pulika – A girl who behaves well and is obidient

Phomello

Starting with Q

Qhikiza

Qelhatat

Starting with R

Rafiki – A friend

Rashida – The righteous one

Raziya – A delighted and satisfied woman

Radhiya

Ramla

Rhaxma – very sweet girl

Russom – One who is a leader, a head of the charge

Rethabile

Starting with S

Saada – A helpful person

Safara – An African name meaning fire

Sarafina – African girl name that meaning A bright star

Sanura – A kitten

Salina

Sethunya

Sekai – One who is funny

Siyanda

Simisola – A man who rests in wealth

Sharik

Sala – A woman who is gentle by nature

Sadaka

Shakini – The most beautiful

Subira – One who has a lot of patience

Sumana – A good-natured woman

Starting with T

Tamela – Like a thunderbolt

Tapiwa – She who is given as a gift

Tamika

Tafari

Tahira – African girl name that meaning Pure, clean

Taiwo

Taleisha – Blooming life

Tamasha

Tanesha – Who is Born on monday

Taraji – Hope

Tene

Tendai – One who is thankful to God

Terehasa

Teshi – One who is ful of laughter

Tinecia – God is with us

Tomika

Titilayo – One who is joyful for ever, ever happy

Tumelo – Complete confidence in a person or plan

Starting with U

Uzochi

Uzoma

Udo

Unathi

Starting with V

Vatusia – Kenyan term meaning they will leave us behind

Visola – Longings are waterfalls

Starting with W

Waceera – The wanderer

Wamuiru – A dark skinned beauty

Waseme

Winna

Wambui – The singer of songs

Walta – Shield

Wamuhu

Wangari

Wangai – Born of God

Wangera – African girl name that meaning A traveler

Winda – Chasing for food

Winta

Wokabi – She is of the Maasai

Wanjiru

Wanjeri

Starting with X

Xinavane – Spread or propagate

Xolani – Kenyan term meaning be at peace

Starting with Y

Yawa

Yejide

Yewande

Yakini – Truthful Lady

Starting with Z

Zala – African girl name that meaning of Brightness and shine

Zahra – You will love to speak with named Shining or flower

Zainabu

Zalika – Another African girl name with meaning of One who is well born

Zina

ZailaAfrican girl with Good Looking, Charming and Beautiful.

Zawadi – She is the The gift

Zuri – This African girl will be Beautiful or Good. Parents can alywas be happy.

Zola

Zella – The shadow