African Names That Start With M

Find all the African names starting with M 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 Madeleine / Unisex woman from Magdala
2 Mado / Unisex Woman of Magdala
3 Magdy / Unisex -
4 Magret / Unisex -
5 Magreth / Unisex -
6 Maha / Unisex -
7 Mahamadou / Unisex A praiseworthy and admirable individual
8 Mahamat / Unisex -
9 Mahmoud / Unisex praiseworthy
10 Mai / Unisex dance
11 Maimouna / Unisex She who is under divine protection
12 Maïmouna / Unisex She who is under divine protection
13 Maimuna / Unisex One who has great luck
14 Malak / Unisex angel
15 Malika / Unisex Queen
16 Mama / Unisex One who is born on Saturday
17 Mamadou / Unisex A man worthy of all praise
18 Maman / Unisex -
19 Mame / Unisex star of the sea
20 Mamie / Unisex pearl or star of the sea
21 Mamo / Unisex -
22 Mamoudou / Unisex -
23 Mamy / Unisex -
24 Manal / Unisex One who achieved great
25 Manuel / Unisex God is among us
26 Marc / Unisex Warlike
27 Marcel / Unisex Young Warrior
28 Marceline / Unisex dedicated to Mars
29 Margaret / Unisex pearl
30 Margret / Unisex pearl
31 Maria / Unisex star of the sea
32 Mária / Unisex -
33 Mariam / Unisex star of the sea
34 Mariama / Unisex The one who raises
35 Mariame / Unisex -
36 Marie / Unisex star of the sea
37 Mariem / Unisex A woman is beloved
38 Mario / Unisex manly
39 Mark / Unisex Warlike
40 Martha / Unisex the lady, the mistress
41 Marthe / Unisex lady; mistress of the house
42 Martin / Unisex Servant Of Mars, God Of War
43 Martine / Unisex dedicated to Mars
44 Marwa / Unisex A smooth and hard white rock
45 Mary / Unisex sea of bitterness
46 Maryam / Unisex Our lady
47 Maryan / Unisex A graceful star of the sea
48 Mathew / Unisex gift of God
49 Mathias / Unisex gift of God
50 Mathieu / Unisex gift of God
51 Matthew / Unisex gift of Yahweh
52 Maureen / Unisex star of the sea
53 Maurice / Unisex dark-skinned, Moorish
54 Mavis / Unisex song thrush
55 Maxwell / Unisex Mack's stream
56 Med / Unisex -
57 Mehdi / Unisex The guided one
58 Mekonnen / Unisex -
59 Melanie / Unisex black or dark-skinned
60 Melese / Unisex -
61 Memory / Unisex -
62 Mengesha / Unisex -
63 Mengistu / Unisex -
64 Menna / Unisex The strength, a strong person
65 Mercy / Unisex compassion or forbearance
66 Meriem / Unisex -
67 Mesfin / Unisex -
68 Messaouda / Unisex -
69 Michael / Unisex who is like God?
70 Micheal / Unisex who resembles God?
71 Michel / Unisex Who Is Like God?
72 Miguel / Unisex who is like unto Yaweh.
73 Mina / Unisex fish
74 Mireille / Unisex wonderful; peace; propserous; admire
75 Miriam / Unisex wished for child
76 Modou / Unisex -
77 Mohamad / Unisex praiseworthy
78 Mohamed / Unisex praiseworthy
79 Mohammad / Unisex praiseworthy
80 Mohammed / Unisex praiseworthy
81 Moise / Unisex saviour
82 Mokhtar / Unisex -
83 Mona / Unisex noble or aristocratic
84 Monday / Unisex -
85 Monica / Unisex solitary or to advise
86 Monique / Unisex Advisor
87 Moses / Unisex son
88 Mostafa / Unisex The one chosen among all
89 Mourad / Unisex A wish or a desire from the Almighty
90 Moussa / Unisex -
91 Moustapha / Unisex -
92 Muhammad / Unisex praiseworthy
93 Muhammadu / Unisex -
94 Muhammed / Unisex praiseworthy
95 Mulugeta / Unisex -
96 Murtala / Unisex -
97 Musa / Unisex Saved from the water
98 Mussa / Unisex -
99 Mustafa / Unisex chosen
100 Mustapha / Unisex chosen
101 Mwajuma / Unisex -

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