Top 50 African Names

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

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

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 =  Gwandoya=  Taiwo
2 =  Sekayi=  Dada
3 =  Mazi=  Jojo
4 =  Wekesa=  Sabah
5 =  Ayo=  Aisha
6 =  Ayan=  Aaliyah
7 =  Simba=  Baba
8 =  Oluwapelumi=  Ngabile
9 =  Oluwadamilare=  Toluwani
10 =  Thandiwe=  Husniya
11 =  Aswad=  Mama
12 =  Jabari=  Chiku
13 =  Jabulani=  Unika
14 =  Ahmed=  Oluwafikunayomi
15 =  Ebo=  Kissa
16 =  Sadiki=  Thandiwe
17 =  Jelani=  Kunto
18 =  Tau=  Adebola
19 =  Khalfani=  Anum
20 =  Ajani=  Waseme
21 =  Badru=  Bahati
22 =  Mandala=  Nailah
23 =  Salim=  Hawa
24 =  Dawud=  Lateefa
25 =  Zuberi=  Naeemah
BoyGirl
26 =  Jafari=  Olabisi
27 =  Wambua=  Suma
28 =  Ibukunoluwa=  Tiwalade
29 =  Ibrahim=  Oreofeoluwa
30 =  Musa=  Zubaidah
31 =  Adesola=  Alaba
32 =  Oluwasemilore=  Asya
33 =  Ali=  Zahra
34 =  Khalid=  Zalika
35 =  Hashim=  Ye
36 =  Sulaiman=  Obioma
37 =  Ishaq=  Umm
38 =  Harun=  Fabayo
39 =  Issa=  Aluna
40 =  Obi=  Lulu
41 =  Ziyad=  Zahara
42 =  Kofi=  Asha
43 =  Habib=  Halima
44 =  Asim=  Aminah
45 =  Tahir=  Khadija
46 =  Harith=  Salma
47 =  Abdalla=  Safiya
48 =  Walid=  Habiba
49 =  Uchenna=  Hadiya
50 =  Hanif=  Jamila