The Most Popular Swahili Names

In the list we have sorted Swahili 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.

Boy Names

Ranking Name Gender Meaning
1 Emmanuel Boy God is with us
2 Joseph Boy he will add
3 Juma Boy Born on Friday
4 John Boy Yahweh is gracious
5 Frank Boy Free Or From France
6 Ally Boy noble
7 Peter Boy stone
8 Ramadhani Boy -
9 Baraka Boy Blessings, Abundance
10 Mohamed Boy praiseworthy
11 Emanuel Boy God is with us
12 Daniel Boy God is my judge
13 Michael Boy who is like God?
14 Charles Boy free man
15 James Boy he who supplants
16 Samwel Boy -
17 Hamisi Boy One who was born on a Thursday.
18 Bahati / Unisex -
19 Godfrey Boy God-peace
20 Said Boy happy
21 George Boy Farmer
22 Mussa Boy -
23 Jackson Boy son of Jack
24 Kulwa / Unisex -
25 David Boy beloved
26 Saidi Boy The auspicious one
27 Richard Boy brave ruler
28 Musa Boy Saved from the water
29 Paul Boy small
30 Yohana Boy -
31 Simon Boy he has heard
32 Hassan Boy good-looking, handsome
33 Shabani Boy -
34 Erick Boy ever or eternal ruler
35 Issa Boy -
36 Abdallah Boy servant; God's servant
37 Alex Boy man's defender, warrior
38 Daudi Boy -
39 Ibrahim Boy -
40 Mohamedi Boy -
41 Rajabu Boy -
42 Robert Boy bright fame
43 Elias Boy the Lord is my God
44 Dotto / Unisex -
45 Hussein Boy good; small handsome one
46 Paulo Boy small
47 Kelvin Boy friend of ships
48 Edward Boy wealthy guard
49 Ali Boy high, exalted
50 Bakari Boy A promising and lovely human being
51 Yusuph Boy -
52 Omary Boy -
53 Paschal Boy Easter child
54 Julius Boy downy-bearded
55 Leonard Boy brave lion
56 Petro Boy -
57 Amos Boy load, burden
58 Omari Boy God the highest
59 William Boy will helmet, protection
60 Lucas Boy Bringer of light
61 Selemani Boy -
62 Salum Boy -
63 Fadhili Boy Aid, favor, compassion, and kindness.
64 Thomas Boy twin
65 Athumani Boy The third Khalifa
66 Francis Boy frenchman; free man
67 Rashid Boy rightly guided
68 Haji Boy Pilgrimage, One who has Performed the Hajj
69 Geofrey Boy peace
70 Joshua Boy Yahweh is salvation
71 Hamis Boy -
72 Rashidi Boy of true faith
73 Dickson Boy son of Dick
74 Samson Boy sun
75 Shija Boy -
76 Denis Boy -
77 Christopher Boy bearing Christ
78 Jumanne Boy -
79 Amani Boy peace
80 Hassani Boy -
81 Patrick Boy Nobleman
82 Ramadhan Boy Ninth month in Muslim calendar
83 Adam Boy man
84 Daud Boy Persian form of the word Davood; beloved
85 Victor Boy champion
86 Salumu Boy -
87 Elisha Boy my God is salvation
88 Andrew Boy manly, masculine
89 Moses Boy son
90 Khamis Boy -
91 Stephano Boy crown
92 Raphael Boy God heals
93 Isaya Boy -
94 Japhet Boy comely
95 Fredrick Boy peaceful ruler
96 Gabriel Boy God is my strong man
97 Mathias Boy gift of God
98 Abdul Boy servant
99 Steven Boy Crown; Wreath
100 Innocent Boy innocent

Girl Names

Ranking Name Gender Meaning
1 Neema Girl The one who was born in richness.
2 Elizabeth Girl my God is an oath
3 Rehema Girl compassion, forgiveness
4 Amina Girl honest, faithful
5 Mariam Girl star of the sea
6 Maria Girl star of the sea
7 Fatuma Girl -
8 Asha Girl alive and well
9 Joyce Girl lord
10 Grace Girl favor or blessing
11 Anna Girl He (God) has favored me
12 Mary Girl sea of bitterness
13 Christina Girl follower of Christ
14 Ester Girl myrtle leaf
15 Hadija Girl -
16 Veronica Girl true image
17 Mwajuma Girl -
18 Magreth Girl -
19 Agnes Girl chaste
20 Halima Girl gentle or mild-mannered
21 Sophia Girl wisdom
22 Pendo Girl love
23 Bahati / Unisex -
24 Zainabu Girl -
25 Martha Girl the lady, the mistress
26 Janeth Girl God is gracious
27 Salome Girl peace
28 Mariamu Girl -
29 Tatu Girl -
30 Kulwa / Unisex -
31 Beatrice Girl voyager (through life); blessed
32 Hawa Girl Air, desire, inclination
33 Monica Girl solitary or to advise
34 Rose Girl rose
35 Lucy Girl light
36 Happiness Girl -
37 Lilian Girl lily; purity
38 Diana Girl heavenly, divine
39 Sarah Girl lady, princess, noblewoman
40 Irene Girl peace
41 Regina Girl queen
42 Pili Girl Second child
43 Esther Girl star
44 Suzana Girl lily
45 Flora Girl flower
46 Salma Girl helmet of God
47 Catherine Girl pure
48 Upendo Girl -
49 Jackline Girl -
50 Happy Girl cheerful or lighthearted
51 Nuru Girl light
52 Tumaini Girl Hope
53 Ashura Girl Friend or the one who accompanies.
54 Jesca Girl He sees
55 Leah Girl weary
56 Zawadi Girl gift
57 Dotto / Unisex -
58 Prisca Girl ancient
59 Jane Girl God is gracious
60 Judith Girl Jewish woman
61 Rahel Girl ewe, female sheep
62 Naomi Girl pleasantness
63 Rosemary Girl dew of the sea
64 Eva Girl life or animal
65 Magdalena Girl woman from Magdala
66 Helena Girl shining light
67 Lucia Girl light
68 Paulina Girl small
69 Anastazia Girl resurrection
70 Edina Girl from Edinburgh
71 Juliana Girl youthful or Jove's child
72 Theresia Girl Greek name, means to reap
73 Victoria Girl victory
74 Farida Girl One with no match
75 Sara Girl princess
76 Fatma Girl baby's nurse
77 Stella Girl star
78 Asia Girl sunrise
79 Zuhura Girl -
80 Aziza Girl beloved precious; mighty
81 Khadija Girl early baby
82 Husna Girl The most beautiful girl
83 Aisha Girl alive, well
84 Debora Girl bee
85 Agness Girl pure, holy
86 Faraja Girl Comfort, relief or rest.
87 Mwanaidi Girl -
88 Getruda Girl -
89 Happyness Girl -
90 Rukia Girl -
91 Furaha Girl Refers to blissful or contented.
92 Aneth Girl -
93 Sharifa Girl honored
94 Shida Girl -
95 Felister Girl -
96 Subira Girl One who has a lot of patience
97 Bertha Girl bright, famous
98 Nasra Girl One who have a helping hand, an assister
99 Zena Girl belonging to Zeus
100 Jamila Girl lovely

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