Top 50 African Names

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

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

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