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KPORARO Nigerian (Rare)
The name Kporaro translates into the English language as "PROGRESS" (literally Kpo which is "Go", Ra which is "OF" and Aro which is "FRONT" in which case the Ra implies "For" or "Of" thus Kporaro is literally "Go Of Front" or more properly "Move Forward")... [more]
Louw is a surname that has pre 7th century Germanic origins. It is a Dutch/Flemish variant on the word Lowe, meaning Lion.
zambian (tumbuka) name meaning intelligent. "mwana wa mahalah" means intelligent child
MAOULOUD Western African
Derived from Arabic مولود (mawlud)
meaning "born, newborn", used to refer to the مولد (Mawlid)
observance of the birth of the Islamic Prophet MUHAMMAD
MAZIGH Arabic (Maghrebi), Berber
Derived from Arabic أَمَازِيغ (ʾamāzīḡ)
the Arabic designation for the Berber (Amazigh) people of North Africa. The word itself is ultimately of Tamazight origin, from Central Atlas Tamazight ⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖ (Amaziɣ)
of disputed meaning; in modern Central Atlas Tamazight, it means “free-man”.
M'BALA Central African
Derived from the given name MBALA
. This surname is borne by French comedian, actor and political activist Dieudonné M'bala M'bala (1966-).
M'BARECK Western African
Derived from Arabic مُبَارَك (mubārak)
meaning "blessed, fortunate, lucky" (chiefly Mauritanian).
MBENGUZANA Hlubi (?), African
Hlubi word referring to an old cat with grey beard but in this instance it means grey-bearded leopard. Originates from one of the Nkwali tribe's early head?king Lusulengwe(Leopard's face)
Last name of a character from Australian soap opera, Home and Away. This is the last name of character Stephanie Mboto, duration 1996-97.
MEGHNAGI Jewish, Northern African
Sephardic Jewish, originating from the Libyan Jewish community. Most were from Tripoli, with a much smaller contingent from Benghazi.
MESSI African, Arabic, Italian
Famous bearer of this surname is Lionel Messi (born 1987-), an Argentinian footballer of Italian descent.
MKERREF Berber (Modern, Rare)
Mkerref originated from the 1950s in Tangier, Morocco. The surname is rare and its holders have riffian (amazigh) roots, known as the Temsamanis originally. ... [more]
Mufaro means "Joy, happiness". It is a name of rejoicing
salute to a king or chief spokesman.literally means "your excellency" or "your majesty". and is usually followed by another name and not used alone.
It means path finder. It is an African surname only 11 people in the UK have this surname
ODERASAK Yoruba (Rare)
It is Yoruba mispronunciation of the the name Oscar. It was a middle name that became a last name.
ODIGE French, African
A Name from french Odige (O.DI Zeouf) zeouf with means egg Zeouf is spelled as ge to shorten the name. This surname means fighter The French has been known to be Lovely and the language of love un-violent... [more]
Odoemene roots from Nigeria. It has branched onward to America, and multiple other countries. It literally means 'yellow reluctance' in Igbo.
A surname most popular in Nigeria; meaning currently unknown.
"Olatunji" is a Yoruba surname and a given name meaning "Wealth awakes again".
Onai means "See, observe". #It is a name that calls the hearer to see or observe that which happened".
A name from the history of the urhobo culture. It's been noted that the name indicate strength and is the name attached to it. The important vice of the tradition. Leads trivial matters in hope for liberty.
"The way of the rich man" or "The way of prosperity"
Prinsloo is an Afrikaans surname. The name is derived from the dutch word Prins (meaning prince), and a loo suffix meaning clearing in the forest. Variant spellings include Prinzloo and Prinslo.
SAYYID Swahili, Muslim
From the Arabic honourific title سَيِّد (sayyid)
which means "master, lord, prince, mister".
Tafara means "We are happy or we rejoice". It is a name of rejoicing
TAMAZIGHT Berber, Northern African
Derived from ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵗⵜ (Tamaziɣt)
, the Berber (Amazigh) name for the collective Berber language family used in North Africa.
Tawanda means "We have increased or multiplied". #It is a name acknowledging the birth of a child as an increase to the family".
Means, "father's love". Has its history from Tiv origin. Its a common name amongst the Tiv people of Nigeria.
THERON Southern African, Afrikaans, Occitan
Habitational name for someone from any of various locations in Occitanie named Théron or Thérond, ultimately from Latin torus
meaning "elevation, height, embankment". A famous bearer is South African and American actress Charlize
Tinetariro means "We have hope". Usually given to declare that we have our hope in God