6 Letter African Names

Here you can easily browse through 6 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 Abakar / Unisex -
2 Abdala / Unisex -
3 Abdela / Unisex -
4 Abdoul / Unisex servant
5 Adamou / Unisex -
6 Adjoua / Unisex -
7 Adugna / Unisex -
8 Affoue / Unisex -
9 Afonso / Unisex The ready and noble person
10 Agness / Unisex pure, holy
11 Ahamed / Unisex Powerfull, authoritative , influential
12 Ahmadu / Unisex -
13 Akello / Unisex Baby girl born after twins.
14 Akinyi / Unisex -
15 Akissi / Unisex -
16 Alamin / Unisex -
17 Alaoui / Unisex -
18 Alasid / Unisex -
19 Albert / Unisex noble and bright
20 Alexis / Unisex helper
21 Alfred / Unisex elf or magical counsel
22 Alhaji / Unisex -
23 Amadou / Unisex -
24 Amenan / Unisex -
25 Andrew / Unisex manly, masculine
26 Angela / Unisex messenger; messenger of God
27 Appiah / Unisex -
28 Arthur / Unisex Bear
29 Asante / Unisex Thank You; one who cam experience good things
30 Ashraf / Unisex The most honorable one
31 Askale / Unisex -
32 Assefa / Unisex -
33 Atieno / Unisex One who was born at night.
34 Atsede / Unisex -
35 Auwalu / Unisex -
36 Ayalew / Unisex -
37 Bachir / Unisex One who announces the good news
38 Bahati / Unisex -
39 Bakari / Unisex A promising and lovely human being
40 Bakary / Unisex -
41 Balcha / Unisex -
42 Baloyi / Unisex -
43 Baraka / Unisex Blessings, Abundance
44 Barasa / Unisex Kenyan term meaning meeting site.
45 Bashir / Unisex -
46 Bassey / Unisex -
47 Beauty / Unisex Beauty
48 Bekele / Unisex -
49 Belete / Unisex -
50 Benard / Unisex From Bernard
51 Benoit / Unisex blessed
52 Benson / Unisex son of Ben
53 Bertha / Unisex bright, famous
54 Beyene / Unisex -
55 Bintou / Unisex -
56 Blaise / Unisex lisp, stutter
57 Bogale / Unisex -
58 Brahim / Unisex -
59 Brenda / Unisex sword
60 Bright / Unisex exalted one
61 Bwalya / Unisex -
62 Camara / Unisex She is a teacher
63 Câmara / Unisex She is a teacher
64 Carine / Unisex beloved or friend
65 Carlos / Unisex Free man
66 Cecile / Unisex blind; sixth
67 Celine / Unisex heaven
68 Chacha / Unisex A strong man
69 Chebet / Unisex -
70 Cheikh / Unisex -
71 Cherif / Unisex -
72 Chioma / Unisex -
73 Chirwa / Unisex -
74 Chukwu / Unisex -
75 Claude / Unisex lame
76 Conteh / Unisex -
77 Coumba / Unisex -
78 Dahiru / Unisex -
79 Daniel / Unisex A Prophet
80 Daouda / Unisex -
81 Debora / Unisex bee
82 Dejene / Unisex -
83 Demise / Unisex -
84 Denise / Unisex follower of Dionysius
85 Dennis / Unisex Devotee Of Dionysos
86 Dereje / Unisex -
87 Desire / Unisex much desired
88 Diagne / Unisex -
89 Diallo / Unisex A strong and bold person
90 Diarra / Unisex -
91 Didier / Unisex much-desired
92 Djamel / Unisex The one who most handsome and charming
93 Dorcas / Unisex gazelle
94 Doreen / Unisex brooding or gilded
95 Edmond / Unisex wealthy protector
96 Edward / Unisex One who is like a rich guard
97 Elamin / Unisex One who is very trustworthy
98 Elijah / Unisex my God is Yahweh
99 Emebet / Unisex -
100 Endale / Unisex -
101 Ernest / Unisex serious; battle to the death
102 Eshete / Unisex -
103 Eshetu / Unisex -
104 Esther / Unisex star
105 Eugene / Unisex well-born, noble
106 Eunice / Unisex good victory
107 Evelyn / Unisex life
108 Fadumo / Unisex -
109 Farida / Unisex One with no match
110 Farouk / Unisex A truthful Boy
111 Fatiha / Unisex One who is victorious
112 Fatima / Unisex captivating or shining one
113 Fatime / Unisex She who captivates
114 Fatuma / Unisex -
115 Fekadu / Unisex -
116 Feleke / Unisex -
117 Fidele / Unisex faithful
118 Fikadu / Unisex -
119 Filipe / Unisex A person who loves horses
120 Fiston / Unisex -
121 Fofana / Unisex -
122 Freddy / Unisex elf or magical counsel or peaceful ruler
123 Friday / Unisex Day of frigga, Goddess of weddings.
124 Furaha / Unisex Refers to blissful or contented.
125 Garang / Unisex -
126 Gashaw / Unisex -
127 Gaspar / Unisex -
128 Gaston / Unisex man from Gascony
129 Geleta / Unisex -
130 George / Unisex Farmer
131 Gerald / Unisex spear ruler
132 Gerard / Unisex Brave Spearman
133 Gideon / Unisex feller, hewer
134 Gladys / Unisex lame
135 Gloria / Unisex glory
136 Godwin / Unisex friend of God; good friend
137 Gondwe / Unisex -
138 Guindo / Unisex -
139 Gumede / Unisex -
140 Habiba / Unisex loved one
141 Habibu / Unisex -
142 Hadija / Unisex -
143 Hadiza / Unisex -
144 Hajara / Unisex -
145 Halima / Unisex gentle or mild-mannered
146 Halimo / Unisex -
147 Hamada / Unisex -
148 Hamisi / Unisex One who was born on a Thursday.
149 Hamisu / Unisex -
150 Hanane / Unisex -
151 Hannah / Unisex favour, grace
152 Haroun / Unisex A Prophet name
153 Haruna / Unisex -
154 Hashim / Unisex crusher of evil
155 Hassan / Unisex Good, Handsome, Beautiful, One who Beautifies
156 Hassen / Unisex Beauty
157 Hauwau / Unisex -
158 Hegazy / Unisex -
159 Hélder / Unisex -
160 Helena / Unisex shining light
161 Helene / Unisex shining light
162 Hellen / Unisex shining light
163 Hesham / Unisex generous
164 Hicham / Unisex -
165 Hisham / Unisex crusher of evil
166 Hocine / Unisex -
167 Honore / Unisex -
168 Hossam / Unisex sword that divides justice and injustice
169 Houria / Unisex -
170 Hussen / Unisex -
171 Idriss / Unisex -
172 Ifeoma / Unisex -
173 Ijeoma / Unisex A good journey in life.
174 Ilunga / Unisex -
175 Isabel / Unisex God's promise
176 Ismael / Unisex God listens
177 Ismail / Unisex -
178 Issaka / Unisex -
179 Jacobs / Unisex -
180 Jalloh / Unisex -
181 Jamila / Unisex lovely
182 Jamilu / Unisex -
183 Janeth / Unisex God is gracious
184 Jeanne / Unisex God is gracious
185 Jerome / Unisex sacred name
186 Jibril / Unisex -
187 Jibrin / Unisex -
188 Joseph / Unisex -
189 Joshua / Unisex Yahweh is salvation
190 Judith / Unisex Jewish woman
191 Julião / Unisex -
192 Juliet / Unisex youthful or Jove's child
193 Julius / Unisex downy-bearded
194 Junior / Unisex -
195 Justin / Unisex just, upright, righteous
196 Kabeya / Unisex -
197 Kabiru / Unisex -
198 Kabore / Unisex -
199 Kaimba / Unisex -
200 Kamara / Unisex -
201 Kambou / Unisex -
202 Kareem / Unisex The One who gives a lot
203 Kargbo / Unisex -
204 Karima / Unisex generous or giving
205 Kassim / Unisex Kassim name means He is Divided
206 Kazadi / Unisex -
207 Kebede / Unisex -
208 Kelvin / Unisex friend of ships
209 Ketema / Unisex -
210 Khaled / Unisex The name means Eternal, Forever
211 Khalid / Unisex immortal, eternal
212 Khalil / Unisex Friend
213 Khamis / Unisex -
214 Kheira / Unisex -
215 Kidane / Unisex -
216 Kimani / Unisex One who is Beautiful and Sweet
217 Konate / Unisex -
218 Kongbo / Unisex -
219 Koroma / Unisex -
220 Kouame / Unisex -
221 Kyungu / Unisex -
222 Lamine / Unisex -
223 Latifa / Unisex gentle, kind, pleasant, friendly
224 Lawali / Unisex -
225 Lilian / Unisex lily; purity
226 Louise / Unisex famous warrior
227 Lucien / Unisex light or from Lucanus
228 Macamo / Unisex -
229 Magaji / Unisex -
230 Magret / Unisex -
231 Mahmud / Unisex He who is praised and worthy of adoration
232 Malika / Unisex Queen
233 Maloba / Unisex -
234 Malual / Unisex -
235 Mamane / Unisex -
236 Mamman / Unisex -
237 Manuel / Unisex God is among us
238 Marcel / Unisex Young Warrior
239 Mariam / Unisex star of the sea
240 Mariem / Unisex A woman is beloved
241 Martha / Unisex the lady, the mistress
242 Marthe / Unisex lady; mistress of the house
243 Martin / Unisex Servant Of Mars, God Of War
244 Maryam / Unisex Our lady
245 Maryan / Unisex A graceful star of the sea
246 Maseko / Unisex -
247 Mateus / Unisex He is a like he Gift of God
248 Mathew / Unisex A gift from God
249 Mbatha / Unisex -
250 Mbombo / Unisex -
251 Melaku / Unisex -
252 Melese / Unisex -
253 Memory / Unisex -
254 Mendes / Unisex -
255 Mensah / Unisex -
256 Meriem / Unisex -
257 Mesfin / Unisex -
258 Michel / Unisex Who Is Like God?
259 Miguel / Unisex who is like unto Yaweh.
260 Miriam / Unisex wished for child
261 Mkhize / Unisex -
262 Mohmed / Unisex -
263 Mohsen / Unisex -
264 Monday / Unisex -
265 Monica / Unisex solitary or to advise
266 Morais / Unisex -
267 Mourad / Unisex A wish or a desire from the Almighty
268 Moussa / Unisex -
269 Muktar / Unisex -
270 Mwamba / Unisex -
271 Mwangi / Unisex -
272 Mwanza / Unisex -
273 Mwenda / Unisex -
274 Nabila / Unisex noble
275 Nadine / Unisex hope
276 Naidoo / Unisex -
277 Nasiru / Unisex -
278 Nasser / Unisex -
279 Ndiaye / Unisex -
280 Ndlovu / Unisex -
281 Negash / Unisex -
282 Nelson / Unisex Champion
283 Nestor / Unisex returner, homecomer
284 Ngcobo / Unisex -
285 Nicole / Unisex Victory Of The People
286 Nirina / Unisex -
287 Nkhoma / Unisex -
288 Nsenga / Unisex -
289 Nsimba / Unisex -
290 Ntumba / Unisex -
291 Nwafor / Unisex -
292 Obinna / Unisex -
293 Odette / Unisex wealth
294 Odongo / Unisex Second of twins.
295 Ohakwu / Unisex -
296 Okafor / Unisex -
297 Okello / Unisex One who was born after twins.
298 Okorie / Unisex Born on Orie
299 Oliver / Unisex olive tree
300 Olivia / Unisex olive tree
301 Oluchi / Unisex The work of god.
302 Omondi / Unisex He who was born at dawn.
303 Onuoha / Unisex -
304 Othman / Unisex A brave person who is the chosen one
305 Otieno / Unisex A person who is born at night
306 Ousman / Unisex -
307 Pascal / Unisex Easter child
308 Philip / Unisex friend of horses
309 Pierre / Unisex One who is tough as a rock
310 Prince / Unisex prince
311 Prisca / Unisex ancient
312 Rachel / Unisex ewe
313 Rachid / Unisex One who is well guided by the faith
314 Radwan / Unisex A delightful person
315 Rahman / Unisex He who is merciful
316 Rajabu / Unisex -
317 Rakoto / Unisex -
318 Ramata / Unisex -
319 Rashid / Unisex rightly guided
320 Regina / Unisex queen
321 Regine / Unisex queen
322 Rehema / Unisex compassion, forgiveness
323 Robert / Unisex bright fame
324 Ronald / Unisex Counsel Rule
325 Saadia / Unisex To recieve help from God
326 Saidou / Unisex -
327 Sakala / Unisex -
328 Sakina / Unisex One whose piece of mind is inspired by God
329 Salama / Unisex Safety and security
330 Salami / Unisex -
331 Saliha / Unisex She who is virtuous and devoted to God
332 Salihu / Unisex -
333 Salima / Unisex safe; peace
334 Salisu / Unisex -
335 Salome / Unisex peace
336 Salumu / Unisex -
337 Samake / Unisex -
338 Samira / Unisex evening conversationalist
339 Samson / Unisex sun
340 Samuel / Unisex It was told by the God
341 Samwel / Unisex -
342 Sandra / Unisex Defender Of The People
343 Sanogo / Unisex -
344 Sántos / Unisex Saints
345 Sanusi / Unisex -
346 Scovia / Unisex -
347 Sérgio / Unisex An attendant, a servant
348 Seydou / Unisex -
349 Seyoum / Unisex -
350 Shaban / Unisex An eight month of the Muslim lunar calendar
351 Shaibu / Unisex -
352 Sharif / Unisex -
353 Sharon / Unisex a fertile plain
354 Shawky / Unisex -
355 Sheikh / Unisex A teacher or a chief
356 Sheila / Unisex blind
357 Sherif / Unisex honored
358 Shimaa / Unisex A feeling of ectasy and joy
359 Sibiya / Unisex -
360 Sidibe / Unisex -
361 Simiyu / Unisex -
362 Sophia / Unisex wisdom
363 Sophie / Unisex wisdom
364 Souley / Unisex -
365 Soumah / Unisex -
366 Stella / Unisex star
367 Steven / Unisex Crown; Wreath
368 Sultan / Unisex He is a King, a Sultan. He rules others
369 Sunday / Unisex A day of rest. Sunday
370 Suzana / Unisex lily
371 Sylvia / Unisex woods or forest
372 Sylvie / Unisex forest
373 Tadele / Unisex -
374 Tadese / Unisex -
375 Tariku / Unisex Events surrounding his birth
376 Tefera / Unisex -
377 Teresa / Unisex late summer
378 Tesfay / Unisex -
379 Tetteh / Unisex -
380 Thomas / Unisex Twin
381 Tigist / Unisex -
382 Tijani / Unisex -
383 Traore / Unisex -
384 Tresor / Unisex -
385 Tsehay / Unisex -
386 Vicent / Unisex -
387 Victor / Unisex champion
388 Víctor / Unisex -
389 Violet / Unisex purple
390 Vivian / Unisex lively
391 Wafula / Unisex -
392 Waleed / Unisex just born
393 Walter / Unisex ruler of the army
394 Wambui / Unisex The singer of songs.
395 Wilson / Unisex Son of Will
396 Winnie / Unisex Gentle friend or friend of peace
397 Yahaya / Unisex -
398 Yakubu / Unisex -
399 Yamina / Unisex suitable
400 Yasmin / Unisex jasmine flower
401 Yasser / Unisex well to do
402 Yassin / Unisex -
403 Yeboah / Unisex -
404 Yemane / Unisex -
405 Youcef / Unisex -
406 Yousef / Unisex Jehovah increases
407 Yousif / Unisex -
408 Yunusa / Unisex -
409 Yussuf / Unisex -
410 Yvette / Unisex yew
411 Yvonne / Unisex Yew
412 Zainab / Unisex a fragrant or beautiful plant
413 Zakari / Unisex -
414 Zeinab / Unisex A variant of Zainab, meaning beautiful.
415 Zeleke / Unisex -
416 Zewdie / Unisex -

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