Top 50 African Names

The current most popular African boy's name, based on this month's votes, is Paki. The most popular African boy's name last month was Ibrahim

The current most popular African girl's name, based on this month's votes, is Lulu. Last month's most popular African girl's name was Lulu

Here are the current top 50 most popular African names for boys or girls, compiled from American and British birth records and this month's online votes for your favorite names.

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BoyGirl
1 ⇧  Paki=  Lulu
2 ⇩  Ibrahim=  Zahara
3 =  Musa=  Ye
4 =  Ayo=  Asha
5 =  Adesola=  Halima
6 =  Simba=  Aminah
7 =  Jelani=  Asya
8 =  Oluwasemilore=  Aaliyah
9 =  Ali=  Aisha
10 =  Ahmed=  Zahra
11 =  Ayan=  Khadija
12 =  Khalid=  Salma
13 =  Dawud=  Hawa
14 =  Hashim=  Safiya
15 =  Sulaiman=  Habiba
16 =  Ishaq=  Nailah
17 =  Harun=  Hadiya
18 =  Issa=  Jamila
19 =  Obi=  Anum
20 =  Ziyad=  Hanifa
21 =  Habib=  Aaleyah
22 =  Kofi=  Faizah
23 =  Tahir=  Aluna
24 =  Salim=  Ama
25 =  Asim=  Temiloluwa
BoyGirl
26 =  Harith=  Aziza
27 =  Oluwadamilare=  Sabah
28 =  Abdalla=  Taiwo
29 =  Uchenna=  Fifi
30 =  Walid=  Afiya
31 =  Ajani=  Kehinde
32 =  Jabari=  Tiwalade
33 =  Kehinde=  Tirenioluwa
34 =  Oluwapelumi=  Umayma
35 =  Tobiloba=  Omolara
36 =  Hanif=  Aina
37 =  Kayode=  Akua
38 =  Tolulope=  Uchechi
39 =  Tiwatope=  Zakiya
40 =  Oluwatise=  Shani
41 =  Ayodele=  Oluwasemilore
42 =  Ayoola=  Nneka
43 =  Kwabena=  Jojo
44 =  Olumide=  Akosua
45 =  Abdu=  Aaliah
46 =  Fiyinfoluwa=  Aalayah
47 =  Ibukunoluwa=  Oreofeoluwa
48 =  Ireoluwatomiwa=  Oluwadamilare
49 =  Juma=  Umm
50 =  Kamau=  Oluwatise