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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KAMAU Eastern African, Kikuyu
Derived from the given name KAMAU.
KARIUKI Eastern African, Kikuyu
Derived from the given name KARIUKI.
MAINA Eastern African, Kikuyu
Derived from the given name MAINA.
MWANGI Eastern African, Kikuyu
Derived from the given name MWANGI.
OBAMA Eastern African, Luo
From a rare Luo given name meaning "crooked, bent". It was possibly originally given to a baby who had an arm or leg that looked slightly bent immediately after birth or who was born in the breech position.
OTIENO Eastern African, Luo
Derived from the given name OTIENO.