A Handbook of African Names

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Three Continents Press, 1976 - Family & Relationships - 233 pages
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Contents

Preface
1
Introduction What Is In A Name?
7
Structure and Meaning in Igbo Names
29
Efik and Ibibio Names
77
Yoruba Names
85
Names and History in Kenya
95
The Naming Traditions of the Akans
103
The Bassa of Cameroun
115
Onomatological Dynamism of the Betes
135
Names from Zimbabwe
143
Names from Somalia
155
The Sara of Tchad
165
The Example of Zaire
175
Girls
181
Boys
203
Pronunciation Guide
231

Guinea
121
The GounFoun Ethnic Group of Dahomey
129
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