African Names: Names from the African Continent for Children and Adults

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Citadel Press, 1993 - Family & Relationships - 171 pages
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Names From The African Continent for Children and Adults From Aba to Zuri AFRICAN NAMES offers more than a thousand names from all corners of the African continent - as well as more than 175 surnames - for adults of African descent to use in naming their children or to substitute for their own Westernized names. Names are listed alphabetically and include country of origin, English translation also included is information on cultures and rulers of this diverse country.
 

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This book consists of about 1000 names culled from across black Africa, although there is a slight emphasis on Swahili names. It includes not only personal names, but names of towns, lakes, ethnic ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
24
Section 3
31
Section 4
37
Section 5
41
Section 6
45
Section 7
49
Section 8
62
Section 11
102
Section 12
106
Section 13
109
Section 14
115
Section 15
128
Section 16
136
Section 17
145
Section 18
150

Section 9
74
Section 10
95

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About the author (1993)

Julia Stewart has a master's degree in African Studies from Ohio University. She has lived in Africa for many years - Kenya, Eritrea, Rwanda, Angola, and is now living in South Africa in the Hanover home of renowned Victorian-era novelist Olive Schreiner. She is the author of Quotable Africa and Quotable African Women.

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