African Names That Start With A

Find all the African names starting with A along with their meaning and gender. By clicking on the name, you can find more information about the name, such as celebrities named with that name and the name's origin.

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Nr. Name Gender Meaning
1 Aam / Unisex -
2 Aaron / Unisex high mountain
3 Abate / Unisex -
4 Abba / Unisex lion
5 Abbas / Unisex stern, somber; father
6 Abdalla / Unisex God's servant
7 Abdallah / Unisex servant; God's servant
8 Abdel / Unisex servant
9 Abdelaziz / Unisex Servant of the giver
10 Abdelhamid / Unisex the Servant of the Praiseworthy One
11 Abdelkader / Unisex -
12 Abdelkrim / Unisex the Servant of the Generous One
13 Abdellah / Unisex servant
14 Abderrahim / Unisex the Servant of the Compassionate
15 Abderrahmane / Unisex -
16 Abdi / Unisex my servant
17 Abdirahman / Unisex Servant of the giver
18 Abdo / Unisex the Very Sensitive and Kind one
19 Abdou / Unisex -
20 Abdoul / Unisex servant
21 Abdoulaye / Unisex -
22 Abdu / Unisex Servant of the giver
23 Abdul / Unisex servant
24 Abdulahi / Unisex -
25 Abdullah / Unisex God's servant
26 Abdullahi / Unisex -
27 Abdulrahman / Unisex Serves the most glorious and good one
28 Abebe / Unisex Asked for
29 Abeer / Unisex aroma
30 Abel / Unisex breath
31 Abera / Unisex -
32 Abigail / Unisex my father is joy
33 Abiodun / Unisex Born during war
34 Abo / Unisex stern or somber father
35 Abou / Unisex -
36 Aboubacar / Unisex -
37 Abraham / Unisex father of many
38 Abu / Unisex Father
39 Abubakar / Unisex Noble
40 Achol / Unisex -
41 Adam / Unisex man
42 Adama / Unisex The study or facts of earth or ground
43 Adamou / Unisex -
44 Adamu / Unisex A variant of Adam, meaning father of mankind.
45 Adel / Unisex God is eternal; noble
46 Adem / Unisex earth
47 Aden / Unisex fire
48 Adil / Unisex righteous, fair
49 Adjoua / Unisex -
50 Ado / Unisex awe-inspiring or noble
51 Affoue / Unisex -
52 Agnes / Unisex chaste
53 Agness / Unisex pure, holy
54 Ahmad / Unisex highly praised or one who constantly thanks God
55 Ahmed / Unisex highly praised or one who constantly thanks God
56 Ahou / Unisex deer, gazelle
57 Aicha / Unisex Life
58 Aida / Unisex reward, present
59 Aime / Unisex beloved
60 Aina / Unisex forever
61 Aisha / Unisex alive, well
62 Aishatu / Unisex alive and well
63 Aissa / Unisex God saves
64 Aissata / Unisex -
65 Aïssata / Unisex -
66 Aissatou / Unisex -
67 Akissi / Unisex -
68 Alaa / Unisex Greatness, supremacy, highness
69 Alain / Unisex Rock
70 Alassane / Unisex -
71 Albert / Unisex noble and bright
72 Albertine / Unisex noble
73 Alberto / Unisex noble, bright, and famous
74 Alemayehu / Unisex -
75 Alemu / Unisex -
76 Alex / Unisex man's defender, warrior
77 Alexander / Unisex defending men
78 Alexandre / Unisex man's defender or warrior
79 Alexis / Unisex helper
80 Alfred / Unisex elf or magical counsel
81 Alfredo / Unisex elf or magical counsel
82 Alhaji / Unisex -
83 Alhassan / Unisex -
84 Ali / Unisex high, exalted
85 Alice / Unisex noble, exalted
86 Aline / Unisex -
87 Aliou / Unisex -
88 Aliyu / Unisex -
89 Ally / Unisex noble
90 Alpha / Unisex beginning
91 Alphonse / Unisex ready for battle
92 Alphonsine / Unisex ready for battle
93 Aly / Unisex man's defender
94 Amadou / Unisex -
95 Amadu / Unisex -
96 Amal / Unisex work
97 Amani / Unisex peace
98 Amany / Unisex -
99 Amar / Unisex Long Life
100 Amare / Unisex -
101 Amel / Unisex hope
102 Amenan / Unisex -
103 Amin / Unisex honest, faithful, trustworthy
104 Amina / Unisex honest, faithful
105 Aminata / Unisex -
106 Aminatou / Unisex -
107 Amine / Unisex -
108 Amino / Unisex -
109 Aminu / Unisex -
110 Amir / Unisex prince; treetop
111 Amira / Unisex princess; treetop, proverb, or sheaf of corn
112 Ammar / Unisex prosperous long life
113 Amoin / Unisex -
114 Amos / Unisex load, burden
115 Amr / Unisex prosperous long life
116 Amy / Unisex beloved
117 Ana / Unisex favored grace
118 Anas / Unisex One of Prophet's companion; a friendly person
119 Anastasie / Unisex resurrection
120 Andre / Unisex Manly
121 Andrew / Unisex manly, masculine
122 Andry / Unisex -
123 Angel / Unisex messenger; messenger of God
124 Angela / Unisex messenger; messenger of God
125 Angelina / Unisex messenger of God
126 Angelique / Unisex messenger of God
127 Anita / Unisex Gracious, Merciful
128 Ann / Unisex He (God) has favored me
129 Anna / Unisex He (God) has favored me
130 Annah / Unisex He (God) has favored me
131 Anne / Unisex Gracious, Merciful
132 Annet / Unisex He (God) has favored me
133 Annie / Unisex He (God) has favored me
134 Anthony / Unisex -
135 Antoine / Unisex -
136 Antoinette / Unisex Queen of France; beautiful flower
137 António / Unisex Saint Anthony; worthy of praise
138 Antonio / Unisex Saint Anthony; worthy of praise
139 Armando / Unisex soldier
140 Asefa / Unisex -
141 Asfaw / Unisex -
142 Asha / Unisex alive and well
143 Ashraf / Unisex more distinguished
144 Asma / Unisex high status
145 Asmaa / Unisex Daughter of Abu bakr; one with hih status
146 Assefa / Unisex -
147 Augustin / Unisex great and magnificent
148 Augustine / Unisex great, magnificent
149 Augusto / Unisex great and magnificent
150 Auwal / Unisex -
151 Auwalu / Unisex -
152 Awa / Unisex Night time; a beautiful angel
153 Aya / Unisex woven silk
154 Ayalew / Unisex -
155 Ayele / Unisex -
156 Ayman / Unisex lucky, fortunate
157 Ayoub / Unisex One who is good in doing job
158 Aziz / Unisex the All-Powerful
159 Aziza / Unisex beloved precious; mighty
160 Azza / Unisex A young female Gazelle; powerful

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