Swahili Submitted Surnames

Swahili names are used by Swahili speakers in eastern Africa.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ADAMU Amharic, Swahili, Hausa
From the given name ADAMU (see user-submitted name).
HASSANI Persian, Arabic, Swahili
From the given name HASSAN.
JUMA Swahili, Arabic
From the given name JUMA.
KAHINU Eastern African, Ge'ez, Amharic, Tigrinya, Swahili, Somali, Malagasy
Means "clergyman" in several Eastern African languages, originally denoting someone who was a clergyman (see the given name KAHINU).
SAYYID Swahili, Muslim
From the Arabic honourific title سَيِّد (sayyid) which means "master, lord, prince, mister".