Top 50 African Names

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

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

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 =  Ahmed=  Aaliyah
2 =  Ebo=  Mama
3 =  Sadiki=  Dada
4 =  Jelani=  Bahati
5 =  Tau=  Aisha
6 =  Khalfani=  Nailah
7 =  Ajani=  Hawa
8 =  Badru=  Lateefa
9 =  Mandala=  Naeemah
10 =  Salim=  Oluwafikunayomi
11 =  Dawud=  Olabisi
12 =  Zuberi=  Suma
13 =  Wambua=  Unika
14 =  Jafari=  Tiwalade
15 =  Ibukunoluwa=  Oreofeoluwa
16 =  Ibrahim=  Zubaidah
17 =  Musa=  Alaba
18 =  Ayo=  Asya
19 =  Adesola=  Sabah
20 =  Simba=  Zahra
21 =  Oluwasemilore=  Zalika
22 =  Ali=  Ye
23 =  Ayan=  Obioma
24 =  Khalid=  Umm
25 =  Hashim=  Fabayo
BoyGirl
26 =  Sulaiman=  Aluna
27 =  Ishaq=  Lulu
28 =  Harun=  Zahara
29 =  Issa=  Asha
30 =  Obi=  Halima
31 =  Ziyad=  Aminah
32 =  Habib=  Khadija
33 =  Kofi=  Salma
34 =  Asim=  Safiya
35 =  Tahir=  Habiba
36 =  Harith=  Hadiya
37 =  Oluwadamilare=  Jamila
38 =  Abdalla=  Anum
39 =  Uchenna=  Hanifa
40 =  Walid=  Aaleyah
41 =  Hanif=  Faizah
42 =  Jabari=  Ama
43 =  Tobiloba=  Temiloluwa
44 =  Oluwapelumi=  Aziza
45 =  Kehinde=  Taiwo
46 =  Kayode=  Afiya
47 =  Ayodele=  Fifi
48 =  Tolulope=  Kehinde
49 =  Ayoola=  Tirenioluwa
50 =  Tiwatope=  Umayma