Western African Surnames

Western African names include those from Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo. See also about African names.
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AFOLAYANWestern African, Yoruba
Means "walks like a wealthy person, walks with confidence" in Yoruba.
IDOWUWestern African, Yoruba
From the given name IDOWU.
IHEJIRIKAWestern African, Igbo
Means "the one that I have is greater" in Igbo.
KAYODEWestern African, Yoruba
From the given name KAYODE.
OKAFORWestern African, Igbo
From the given name OKAFOR.
OKEKEWestern African, Igbo
From the given name OKEKE.
OKONKWOWestern African, Igbo
From the given name OKONKWO.
OKORIEWestern African, Igbo
From the given name OKORIE.
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