4 Letter African Names

Here you can easily browse through 4 letter African names. Names are presented alphabetically so scroll through them freely. By clicking on the name, you will be presented with more information about the name, such as its meaning, celebrities named with that name and also the name's origin.

# Name Gender Meaning
1 Abba / Unisex lion
2 Abdi / Unisex my servant
3 Abdo / Unisex the Very Sensitive and Kind one
4 Abdu / Unisex Servant of the giver
5 Abel / Unisex breath
6 Abou / Unisex -
7 Adam / Unisex man
8 Adan / Unisex The son of Adam, man or red earth
9 Addo / Unisex Happy; Ornament; King of the path (African)
10 Adel / Unisex God is eternal; noble
11 Adem / Unisex earth
12 Aden / Unisex fire
13 Adil / Unisex righteous, fair
14 Agbo / Unisex -
15 Ahou / Unisex deer, gazelle
16 Aida / Unisex reward, present
17 Aime / Unisex beloved
18 Aina / Unisex forever
19 Alaa / Unisex Greatness, supremacy, highness
20 Alem / Unisex ne who knows everything
21 Alex / Unisex man's defender, warrior
22 Ally / Unisex noble
23 Amal / Unisex work
24 Aman / Unisex -
25 Amar / Unisex Long Life
26 Amel / Unisex hope
27 Amer / Unisex -
28 Amin / Unisex honest, faithful, trustworthy
29 Amir / Unisex prince; treetop
30 Amos / Unisex load, burden
31 Anas / Unisex One of Prophet's companion; a friendly person
32 Anna / Unisex He (God) has favored me
33 Anne / Unisex Gracious, Merciful
34 Apio / Unisex -
35 Asha / Unisex alive and well
36 Asma / Unisex high status
37 Atef / Unisex A kind hearted Boy
38 Audu / Unisex -
39 Auma / Unisex -
40 Awad / Unisex -
41 Aziz / Unisex the All-Powerful
42 Azza / Unisex A young female Gazelle; powerful
43 Baba / Unisex foreign woman
44 Badr / Unisex A learner; also the name of full moon
45 Bako / Unisex A Nigerian term meaning guest.
46 Bala / Unisex young
47 Bawa / Unisex Father, Grandfather
48 Bila / Unisex -
49 Buba / Unisex -
50 Chol / Unisex -
51 Daba / Unisex -
52 Dabo / Unisex -
53 Dada / Unisex One with curly hair
54 Daka / Unisex -
55 Daud / Unisex Persian form of the word Davood; beloved
56 Deng / Unisex -
57 Diab / Unisex -
58 Dias / Unisex -
59 Dieu / Unisex -
60 Dike / Unisex One who can survive
61 Dina / Unisex decoration
62 Diop / Unisex -
63 Doaa / Unisex -
64 Dube / Unisex -
65 Edem / Unisex -
66 Edet / Unisex -
67 Ehab / Unisex Gift or gifting someone
68 Elie / Unisex God is my help or the Lord is my God
69 Elsa / Unisex God's promise or God is my oath
70 Emad / Unisex -
71 Emam / Unisex -
72 Eman / Unisex belief, faith
73 Emma / Unisex whole
74 Eric / Unisex Always Ruler
75 Etim / Unisex -
76 Fall / Unisex -
77 Fati / Unisex -
78 Faye / Unisex A woman of great confidence and trust
79 Fred / Unisex Peaceful Ruler
80 Gama / Unisex -
81 Gaye / Unisex -
82 Getu / Unisex -
83 Gift / Unisex -
84 Goma / Unisex -
85 Haji / Unisex Pilgrimage, One who has Performed the Hajj
86 Hala / Unisex halo
87 Hana / Unisex happiness or flower
88 Hani / Unisex full of joy
89 Hany / Unisex Rules an estate
90 Hawa / Unisex Air, desire, inclination
91 Heba / Unisex The Gift of God; Generous Gift
92 Hend / Unisex -
93 Hery / Unisex -
94 Hiba / Unisex Gift of God
95 Hien / Unisex Gentle; Nice; Quiet; Persevering
96 Hind / Unisex -
97 Hoda / Unisex -
98 Hope / Unisex expectation or belief
99 Igwe / Unisex -
100 Iman / Unisex belief or faith
101 Isah / Unisex -
102 Issa / Unisex -
103 Jama / Unisex God is gracious
104 Jane / Unisex God is gracious
105 Jean / Unisex God is gracious
106 Joan / Unisex God is gracious
107 Joao / Unisex Jehovah has been gracious
108 João / Unisex -
109 Joel / Unisex Yahweh is God
110 John / Unisex Yahweh is gracious
111 Jose / Unisex -
112 José / Unisex -
113 Jude / Unisex praised
114 Juma / Unisex Born on Friday
115 Kaba / Unisex -
116 Kalu / Unisex God of Thunder
117 Kane / Unisex Fighter, Hero
118 Kanu / Unisex Handsome
119 Kasa / Unisex One who is dressed in furs
120 Khan / Unisex King, Ruler
121 Kofi / Unisex born on Friday
122 Kone / Unisex -
123 Kuol / Unisex -
124 Leah / Unisex weary
125 Lema / Unisex -
126 Leon / Unisex lion
127 Lina / Unisex palm tree
128 Lual / Unisex -
129 Lucy / Unisex light
130 Luis / Unisex A fame searching warrior
131 Luís / Unisex A fame searching warrior
132 Luka / Unisex One who shines his light on others
133 Mado / Unisex Woman of Magdala
134 Maha / Unisex -
135 Mama / Unisex One who is born on Saturday
136 Mame / Unisex star of the sea
137 Mamo / Unisex -
138 Mamy / Unisex -
139 Mane / Unisex -
140 Marc / Unisex Warlike
141 Mark / Unisex Warlike
142 Mary / Unisex sea of bitterness
143 Mido / Unisex Praiseworthy
144 Mina / Unisex fish
145 Mona / Unisex noble or aristocratic
146 Moyo / Unisex -
147 Mulu / Unisex -
148 Musa / Unisex Saved from the water
149 Nada / Unisex hope
150 Nana / Unisex spring month or the name of a star
151 Nasr / Unisex A dark birdie, a black colored bird
152 Nawr / Unisex -
153 Ndao / Unisex -
154 Nega / Unisex -
155 Neto / Unisex Intense, solemn, serious, sincere.
156 Ngom / Unisex -
157 Ngoy / Unisex -
158 Noel / Unisex Christmas
159 Noha / Unisex Thoughtful or kind or accepting.
160 Noor / Unisex light
161 Nora / Unisex honor
162 Nour / Unisex light
163 Nuhu / Unisex -
164 Nura / Unisex light
165 Nuru / Unisex light
166 Okon / Unisex -
167 Omar / Unisex speaker
168 Omer / Unisex speaker, flourishing, prospering, or thriving
169 Orji / Unisex -
170 Osei / Unisex -
171 Ouma / Unisex -
172 Papy / Unisex -
173 Paul / Unisex small
174 Pius / Unisex pious
175 Rabi / Unisex gentle wind
176 Raji / Unisex A name of the King
177 Rana / Unisex beautiful or eye-catching
178 Reda / Unisex favored by God
179 Reem / Unisex white deer
180 Rene / Unisex Reborn
181 Reta / Unisex speaker
182 Rita / Unisex pearl
183 Rosa / Unisex rose
184 Rose / Unisex rose
185 Ruth / Unisex friend
186 Saad / Unisex happiness
187 Sabo / Unisex -
188 Said / Unisex happy
189 Sale / Unisex -
190 Sall / Unisex -
191 Sami / Unisex on high, exalted
192 Samy / Unisex -
193 Sani / Unisex The old one, too ancient, a gift
194 Sara / Unisex princess
195 Sarr / Unisex -
196 Seck / Unisex -
197 Seid / Unisex -
198 Sene / Unisex -
199 Sidi / Unisex -
200 Some / Unisex -
201 Soro / Unisex -
202 Sule / Unisex -
203 Taha / Unisex Pure
204 Tall / Unisex A person who is tall
205 Taye / Unisex A short of taylor
206 Teka / Unisex -
207 Tina / Unisex Follower of Christ
208 Tony / Unisex Priceless one
209 Uche / Unisex -
210 Udoh / Unisex -
211 Ugwu / Unisex -
212 Umar / Unisex prospering, thriving
213 Umba / Unisex -
214 Wael / Unisex Rescue, seeking shelter
215 Yaya / Unisex -
216 Yves / Unisex yew
217 Zaki / Unisex -
218 Zara / Unisex radiance
219 Zulu / Unisex -

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