Eastern African Surnames

Eastern African names include those from Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. See also about African names.
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KAMAUEastern African, Kikuyu
Derived from the given name KAMAU.
KARIUKIEastern African, Kikuyu
Derived from the given name KARIUKI.
MAINAEastern African, Kikuyu
Derived from the given name MAINA.
MWANGIEastern African, Kikuyu
Derived from the given name MWANGI.
OBAMAEastern 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.
OTIENOEastern African, Luo
Derived from the given name OTIENO.
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