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