The Most Popular Swahili First Names

In the list we have sorted Swahili first 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 Neema Girl The one who was born in richness.
2 Emmanuel Boy God is with us
3 Elizabeth Girl my God is an oath
4 Joseph Boy he will add
5 Rehema Girl compassion, forgiveness
6 Juma Boy Born on Friday
7 Amina Girl honest, faithful
8 John Boy Yahweh is gracious
9 Mariam Girl star of the sea
10 Maria Girl star of the sea
11 Fatuma Girl -
12 Asha Girl alive and well
13 Joyce Girl lord
14 Grace Girl favor or blessing
15 Anna Girl He (God) has favored me
16 Mary Girl sea of bitterness
17 Christina Girl follower of Christ
18 Frank Boy Free Or From France
19 Ester Girl myrtle leaf
20 Ally Boy noble
21 Peter Boy stone
22 Ramadhani Boy -
23 Hadija Girl -
24 Baraka Boy Blessings, Abundance
25 Veronica Girl true image
26 Mohamed Boy praiseworthy
27 Mwajuma Girl -
28 Emanuel Boy God is with us
29 Magreth Girl -
30 Daniel Boy God is my judge
31 Michael Boy who is like God?
32 Agnes Girl chaste
33 Charles Boy free man
34 Halima Girl gentle or mild-mannered
35 James Boy he who supplants
36 Sophia Girl wisdom
37 Pendo Girl love
38 Samwel Boy -
39 Hamisi Boy One who was born on a Thursday.
40 Bahati / Unisex -
41 Zainabu Girl -
42 Martha Girl the lady, the mistress
43 Godfrey Boy God-peace
44 Janeth Girl God is gracious
45 Said Boy happy
46 Salome Girl peace
47 Mariamu Girl -
48 Tatu Girl -
49 George Boy Farmer
50 Mussa Boy -
51 Jackson Boy son of Jack
52 Kulwa / Unisex -
53 David Boy beloved
54 Saidi Boy The auspicious one
55 Richard Boy brave ruler
56 Beatrice Girl voyager (through life); blessed
57 Musa Boy Saved from the water
58 Hawa Girl Air, desire, inclination
59 Monica Girl solitary or to advise
60 Rose Girl rose
61 Lucy Girl light
62 Paul Boy small
63 Yohana Boy -
64 Simon Boy he has heard
65 Happiness Girl -
66 Lilian Girl lily; purity
67 Diana Girl heavenly, divine
68 Sarah Girl lady, princess, noblewoman
69 Hassan Boy good-looking, handsome
70 Irene Girl peace
71 Shabani Boy -
72 Erick Boy ever or eternal ruler
73 Regina Girl queen
74 Pili Girl Second child
75 Issa Boy -
76 Esther Girl star
77 Suzana Girl lily
78 Abdallah Boy servant; God's servant
79 Alex Boy man's defender, warrior
80 Daudi Boy -
81 Flora Girl flower
82 Salma Girl helmet of God
83 Catherine Girl pure
84 Upendo Girl -
85 Jackline Girl -
86 Happy Girl cheerful or lighthearted
87 Ibrahim Boy -
88 Nuru Girl light
89 Mohamedi Boy -
90 Rajabu Boy -
91 Tumaini Girl Hope
92 Ashura Girl Friend or the one who accompanies.
93 Robert Boy bright fame
94 Jesca Girl He sees
95 Leah Girl weary
96 Zawadi Girl gift
97 Elias Boy the Lord is my God
98 Dotto / Unisex -
99 Prisca Girl ancient
100 Hussein Boy good; small handsome one

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