African Surnames

African names are used in various places on the continent of Africa. See also about African names.
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ABIODUN     Western African, Yoruba
From the given name ABIODUN.
ADEBAYO     Western African, Yoruba
From the given name ADEBAYO.
AFOLABI     Western African, Yoruba
From the given name AFOLABI.
AFOLAYAN     Western African, Yoruba
Means "walks like a wealthy person, walks with confidence" in Yoruba.
AYODELE     Western African, Yoruba
From the given name AYODELE.
BABATUNDE     Western African, Yoruba
From the given name BABATUNDE.
IDOWU     Western African, Yoruba
From the given name IDOWU.
IHEJIRIKA     Western African, Igbo
Means "the one that I have is greater" in Igbo.
KAYODE     Western African, Yoruba
From the given name KAYODE.
OBAMA     Eastern African, Luo
From a rare Luo given name, based on a word meaning "crooked" or "slightly bent". It was possibly originally given to a baby who had an arm or leg that looked slightly bent immediately after birth. It could also possibly have been given to a child who was born in the breech position.
OLAYINKA     Western African, Yoruba
From the given name OLAYINKA.
OPEYEMI     Western African, Yoruba
From the given name OPEYEMI.
TEMITOPE     Western African, Yoruba
From the given name TEMITOPE.
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