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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the name was mainly given to boys of the Dinka tribe ,mainly in the Upper Nile state of South Sudan. meaning is unknown but is synonymous with "tree"
AHISHAKIYE is a both male (most) and female name which means "Whenever God want" and is originally from Rwanda. It is a familiar name in the East African countries speaking Kinyarwanda and Kirundi such as Rwanda, Uganda, RDC, Burundi and Tanzania... [more]
From the given name AMANI
(see user-submitted name) meaning "faith" in Tigrinya. It is possibly related to Arabic IMAN
or Swahili IMANI
, also meaning "faith".
ELLYAS Arabic, Somali, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Pashto, Punjabi, Indian (Muslim), Ethiopian, Ge'ez, Amharic, Filipino, Malay, Indonesian, Turkish
Form of ILYAS
found in several languages.
MOSA Arabic, Somali, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Assamese, Pashto, Punjabi, Sindhi, Dhivehi, Turkish
From the given name MUSA
RAMADHAN Arabic, Somali, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi, Pashto, Afghani, Sindhi, Balochi, Dhivehi, Filipino, Maranao, Maguindanao, Tausug, Malay, Indonesian, Swahili, Albanian, Kosovar
From the given name RAMADAN
RAMADHANI Swahili, Indonesian
From Arabic رَمَضَان (ramaḍān)
, the name of the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and a period of fasting for Muslims.
SAYYID Swahili, Muslim
From the Arabic honourific title سَيِّد (sayyid)
which means "master, lord, prince, mister".