The Most Popular African Girl Names

In the list we have sorted African girl names by popularity, along with their genders and meanings. By clicking on the highlighted names you can see additional information about the name, including the name's origin, religion, similar names and also celebrities with the same name.

Ranking Name Gender Meaning
1 Mohamed / Unisex praiseworthy
2 Ahmed / Unisex highly praised or one who constantly thanks God
3 Jean / Unisex God is gracious
4 Mohammed / Unisex praiseworthy
5 Ibrahim / Unisex -
6 Ali / Unisex high, exalted
7 Joseph / Unisex he will add
8 John / Unisex Yahweh is gracious
9 Marie / Unisex star of the sea
10 Emmanuel / Unisex God is with us
11 Mary / Unisex sea of bitterness
12 Fatima / Unisex captivating or shining one
13 Samuel / Unisex name of God
14 David / Unisex beloved
15 Daniel / Unisex God is my judge
16 Musa / Unisex Saved from the water
17 Peter / Unisex stone
18 Maria / Unisex star of the sea
19 Hassan / Unisex good-looking, handsome
20 Mariam / Unisex star of the sea
21 Grace / Unisex favor or blessing
22 Esther / Unisex star
23 James / Unisex he who supplants
24 Elizabeth / Unisex my God is an oath
25 Mahmoud / Unisex praiseworthy
26 Paul / Unisex small
27 Amina / Unisex honest, faithful
28 Michael / Unisex who is like God?
29 Charles / Unisex free man
30 Abubakar / Unisex Noble
31 Mamadou / Unisex A man worthy of all praise
32 Patrick / Unisex Nobleman
33 Sarah / Unisex lady, princess, noblewoman
34 Richard / Unisex brave ruler
35 Rose / Unisex rose
36 Sani / Unisex The old one, too ancient, a gift
37 Abdullahi / Unisex -
38 Moses / Unisex son
39 Fatoumata / Unisex A woman who abstains
40 Sara / Unisex princess
41 Francis / Unisex frenchman; free man
42 Moussa / Unisex -
43 Simon / Unisex he has heard
44 Bekele / Unisex -
45 Omar / Unisex speaker
46 Muhammad / Unisex praiseworthy
47 Sunday / Unisex A day of rest. Sunday
48 Fatma / Unisex baby's nurse
49 Robert / Unisex bright fame
50 George / Unisex Farmer
51 Ana / Unisex favored grace
52 Aisha / Unisex alive, well
53 Christine / Unisex follower of Christ
54 Isaac / Unisex he will laugh, he will rejoice
55 Victor / Unisex champion
56 Stephen / Unisex crown, wreath
57 Adama / Unisex The study or facts of earth or ground
58 Adamu / Unisex A variant of Adam, meaning father of mankind.
59 Umar / Unisex prospering, thriving
60 Beatrice / Unisex voyager (through life); blessed
61 Agnes / Unisex chaste
62 Mercy / Unisex compassion or forbearance
63 Eric / Unisex Always Ruler
64 Florence / Unisex flowering or in bloom
65 Ruth / Unisex friend
66 Khalid / Unisex immortal, eternal
67 Alice / Unisex noble, exalted
68 Halima / Unisex gentle or mild-mannered
69 Blessing / Unisex consecration
70 Usman / Unisex -
71 Aicha / Unisex Life
72 Said / Unisex happy
73 Joyce / Unisex lord
74 Josephine / Unisex Jehovah increases
75 Jose / Unisex -
76 Tadesse / Unisex -
77 Thomas / Unisex twin
78 Abdoulaye / Unisex -
79 Muhammed / Unisex praiseworthy
80 Pierre / Unisex One who is tough as a rock
81 Martha / Unisex the lady, the mistress
82 Victoria / Unisex victory
83 Martin / Unisex Servant Of Mars, God Of War
84 Andre / Unisex Manly
85 Amadou / Unisex -
86 Mustafa / Unisex chosen
87 Mariama / Unisex The one who raises
88 Alex / Unisex man's defender, warrior
89 Anna / Unisex He (God) has favored me
90 António / Unisex Saint Anthony; worthy of praise
91 Yusuf / Unisex God increases in piety, power and influence
92 Mustapha / Unisex chosen
93 Abdul / Unisex servant
94 Aminata / Unisex -
95 Adam / Unisex man
96 Albert / Unisex noble and bright
97 Felix / Unisex lucky, successful
98 Solomon / Unisex peace
99 Kassa / Unisex -
100 Hawa / Unisex Air, desire, inclination

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