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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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.
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.
OKAFOR Western African, Igbo
From the given name OKAFOR.
OKEKE Western African, Igbo
From the given name OKEKE.
OKONKWO Western African, Igbo
From the given name OKONKWO.
OKORIE Western African, Igbo
From the given name OKORIE.
OPEYEMI Western African, Yoruba
From the given name OPEYEMI.