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Type Surname (ornamental)
Usage Tswana, Sotho
Other Forms FormsPhokontsi, Phokontshi, Phukuntsi

Meaning & History

This surname has multilayered meanings

1. Literally "the one who swats or attracts flies". Meaning someone who gets bothered easily or a lot

2. Literally "lots of dew".

3. Literally "one who owns a lot of goats"

The surname may be related to Mofokeng, which may then more likely lead to meaning 2.
Added 2/21/2018 by anonymous
Edited 5/19/2019 by SeaHorse15