african boy names

“A” represents the Head. If your name starts with “A”, then it is considered that you show a strong interest in life in general and possess an independent nature. It shows Determination, Enterprise, and Courage. Three or more A’s appear in the name and can tip the scales toward selfishness.

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145 Beautiful African Baby Boy Names Starting With A



Abai Of the Nile River
Abasi stern one
Abayomi Born to bring me joy
Abayomi Nigerian name meaning bringer of happiness.
Abdalla servant of God
Abdalla Servant of God
Abdalla Servant of God. (Swahili).
Abdu worshipper of God
Abdu Worshiper of God
Abdu Worshiper of God
Abede he has flourished
Abeeku Born on Wednesday
Abeeku Ghanian word for one who is born on Wednesday.
Abejide Born during winter
Abejide Nigerian name for one who is born in the wintertime.
Abiade born of royal parents
Abidugun born before the war
Abimbola born to be wealthy
Abiodun born during the festival
Abiodun Born at the time of war
Abiola Born in honor
Abiola Nigerian name given to one born during the New Year.
Addae morning sun
Addae Morning sun
Addae Ghanian word for the morning sun.
Addi the new
Ade Nigerian word meaning royal.
Ade royal
Ade Royal
Adeagbo brings royal honor
Adebayo Nigerian for ‘he was happy’.
Adebayo He came in a joyful time
Adeben Ghanian name given to the twelfth-born son.
Adeben Twelfth-born
Adegoke the crown has been exalted
Adejola Nigerian name meaning ‘the crown needs honour’.
Adejola the crown feeds on honors
Adelabu the crown overcame trouble
Adelaja the crown settles a quarrel
Adesola Nigerian name meaning ‘the crown honoured us’.
Adesola The crown honored us
Adeyemi the crown suits me well
Adhama glory
Adigun righteous
Adika Ghanian name given to the first child from a second husband.
Adika first child of second husband
Adika The first child of a second husband
Adio Righteous. (Nigerian.).
Adio Be righteous
Adisa The clear one (Nigerian).
Adisa One who makes himself clear
Adofo Ghanian word for warrior.
Adofo Warrior
Adom God’s blessing. (Ghanian).
Adunbi Nigerian word for pleasant.
Adunbi born to be pleasant
Adunbi Born to be pleasant
Adusa Ghanian name given to the thirteenth-born child.
Adusa Thirteenth-born
Afework speaks pleasant things
Afiba by the sea
Afram from Afram river region
Aganju In Yoruban mythology, Aganju was the son and husband of Ododua, the earth goddess.
Ahmed Praiseworthy
Ahmed Praiseworthy
Aiyetoro Peace on earth. (Nigerian).
Ajagbe he carries off the prize
Ajamu he fights for what he wants
Ajani He fights for possession. (Nigerian).
Ajani takes possession after struggle
Ajani The victor
Ajayi born face down
Aje wizard
Akanni Our encounter brings possession
Akiiki Friend
Akiiki Friend. (Ugandan).
Akinkawon bravery pacified them
Akinlabi We have a boy
Akinlabi We have a boy. (Nigerian).
Akinlana valor
Akinlana Valor
Akinlana Brave (Nigerian).
Akinlawon bravery sustains them
Akins brave boy
Akins Brave boy
Akins Brave boy
Akinsanya the valor avenges
Akono It is my turn
Akono My turn. (Nigerian).
Akua Ghanian name for one born on Thursday.
Akwetee younger of twins
Akwetee Ghanian name for the second twin born.
Akwtee Younger of twins
Akwtee Younger of twins
Alanyo born while parent were apart
Ali exalted
Ali Exalted
Ali Exalted
Alin perfection
Amadi He seems destined to die at birth
Amadi Nigerian name meaning ‘fated to die at birth’.
Aman peace
Amani trust, safety
Ambakisye God has been merciful
Ambonisye Tanzianian name meaning ‘God rewards me’.
Anane Fourth son
Anane Ghanian name given to the fourth son born.
Anasa joy
Andwele God brought me
Anella content, satisfied
Angorit last-born child
Aniweta Nigerian name meaning ‘brought by a spirit’.
Anum Fifth-born
Anum Ghanian name given to the fifth born child.
Apara child that comes and goes
Apara A child that comes and goes
Aramde the walker
Aren eagle
Aren Eagle. (Nigerian).
Asim Protector
Asim Protector
Assefa enlarge
Asukile the Lord has washed me
Aswad Black
Aswad Black
Ata twin
Ata Ghanian name given to the first-born twin.
Atieno guardian of the night
Atsu Ghanian name given to the second-born twin.
Atsu Younger of twins
Atu Born on Saturday
Atu Ghanian name given to a boy born on Saturday.
Atuanya A surprise, unexpected. (Nigerian).
Ayinde we praised him and he came
Ayize Let it happen
Ayo joy
Ayo Happiness
Ayo Nigerian name meaning ‘happiness’.
Azi Nigerian name meaning ‘youth’.
Azikiwe vigorous
Azima magically charmed into motion
Azizi Precious
Azizi precious
Azizi Precious
Azmera harvest