The Most Popular Zulu Names

In the list we have sorted Zulu 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 Amahle / Unisex the beautiful ones
2 Andile / Unisex they have increased
3 Ayanda / Unisex they are increasing
4 Bandile / Unisex they have increased
5 Bongani Boy grateful, thankful
6 Dumi Boy One who inspires others; they are powerful
7 Dumisani Boy praise
8 Lungile / Unisex correct, right, good
9 Mandla Boy strength, power
10 Mandlenkosi Boy -
11 Minenhle / Unisex -
12 Sandile Boy we increased
13 Sibonakaliso / Unisex sign, token, proof
14 Sibusiso Boy blessed
15 Sifiso Boy wish
16 Sipho Boy gift
17 Sithembile / Unisex we trust
18 Siyabonga Boy we thank you
19 Thabani Boy be happy
20 Thando / Unisex to love
21 Themba Boy trust, hope
22 Thulani Boy be quiet, be peaceful
23 Xolani Boy peace

Girl Names

Ranking Name Gender Meaning
1 Amahle / Unisex the beautiful ones
2 Andile / Unisex they have increased
3 Ayanda / Unisex they are increasing
4 Bandile / Unisex they have increased
5 Gugulethu Girl -
6 Hlengiwe Girl helped, rescued, redeemed
7 Lindiwe Girl waited for, awaited
8 Lungile / Unisex correct, right, good
9 Mbalenhle Girl -
10 Mbali Girl flower
11 Minenhle / Unisex -
12 Nosipho Girl -
13 Ntombi Girl girl
14 Ntombifuthi Girl a girl again
15 Ntombizodwa Girl only girls
16 Sibonakaliso / Unisex sign, token, proof
17 Sibongile Girl we are thankful
18 Sithembile / Unisex we trust
19 Thandeka Girl loved
20 Thandi Girl One who loves deeply
21 Thandiwe Girl loving one
22 Thando / Unisex to love
23 Thulile Girl quiet, peaceful
24 Zodwa Girl -

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