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The meaning of Abeeku is 'a person who is born on Wednesday'. As a name, it originated from Ghana, in Africa, which is where it is most commonly found. It is also popular in other Twi speaking countries. It is pronounced as 'ay-bee-cue' and the name is often used as an affectionate nickname or a pet name.

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The name Abibia is of African origin. The meaning of Abiba is “someone who is loved”. It can also mean 'child born after the death of her grandmother'. It is pronounced as Ab-e-ba. Whilst it is not a common name, it has seen a slight increase in recent years. This is because of the beauty queen Birta Abiba Þórhallsdóttir, who was crowned as Miss Universe Iceland in 2019.

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The meaning of Abu is 'a noble person'. It is a name with African and Arabic origins. In Arabic, the name literally means 'biological father' or 'father of'. It is often used as a middle name and it is pronounced as 'aa-bu'. It is a very traditional and ancient Arabic name. There are very few famous people by this name. One is Ali ibn al-Husayn al-Iṣfahānī, who is more commonly known as Abul-Faraj. He was an Arabic author, poet, scribe and genealogist in the tenth century. He is best known for writing the book known as 'Kitab al-Aghani'.

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The meaning of Addae is ‘sun at dawn’ and the name is of African origin. It is often used as a surname and is pronounced as ‘Addy’. A famous name associate is Jahleel Addae, an American football player for the Los Angeles Chargers.

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The meaning of Ade is ‘royal’, ‘king’, ‘crown’ and the name is of African origins. It is short for Adebola, Adeola and Adewale. Ade Edmondson is a famous name associate. He is an English actor, comedian and television presenter. He has appeared in 'Johnathan Creek', 'Holby City' and 'The Young Ones'. In 2013, he was the winner of 'Celebrity Masterchef'.

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The meaning of Adhiambo is ‘a child who is born after sunset’. It is a name with African origins and it is traditionally considered by parents looking for a name for their baby girl. It is pronounced as ‘ay-di-ambo’. There are a few famous people by this name, such as the Kenyan women's rugby player Rachael Adhiambo Mbogo. She represents Kenya on the international stage and played in the 2016 Women's Sevens and also in the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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The meaning of Adjo is 'a person who is born on Monday' or a 'righteous person'. The name originated from Ghana, from the Ewe region and the name is most commonly found in African countries. It is used as a surname or a nickname more often than a first name. There have been a few famous people by this name. One is Jonathan Adjo Kodjia, commonly known as Jonathan Kodjia. He is a footballer who is from the Ivory Coast. He currently plays for Al-Gharafa SC in the Qatar Stars League, where he plays as a forward.

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The name Adjoa is of African origin, and the meaning of Adjoa is 'born on Monday'. It is derived from the name Djoada from the Twi language, a dialect spoken by the Akan people in Ghana. The name also means 'peace' in other dialects. Adjoa Andoh is a British actress who works in film, radio, television, and stage. She is known for her role as Lady Danbury in the Netflix series 'Bridgerton'.

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The meaning of Adwin is ‘an artist’, ‘a creative person’, 'creative one' or ‘an intellectual person’. It is a unisex name. It is pronounced as ‘Ad-win’ and is a variation of the name, Edwin. The language of origin is African.

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The meaning of Afia is 'someone who is born on Friday' or 'excellant health' or 'one with vitality'. Afia is a name that takes its origins from the African-Akan language and it is used most commonly in Twi. It is a variant of the African name Ewe and the Swahili and Twi name Afua. It is pronounced as 'aa-fee-aa'. It is usually shortened to its nickname, Alfi. There are a lot of famous people by this name. One is the Pakistani filmmaker Afia Serena Nathaniel. She is known for being multi-faceted, working as a writer, director, producer and editor.

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The meaning of Aiyana is 'a flower which blossoms forever' or 'eternal blossom'. It is a name that has roots and origins in a number of different cultures; namely, African, American and Indian. It is traditionally given as a name for girls and it is pronounced as 'aiy-ana'. There have only been a few famous figures and personalties with name. One is the British singer and musician Aiyana Lee. She is known for her raw and husky tone of voice and her song 'Killa Killa'.

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