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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 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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African

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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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African

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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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African

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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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African

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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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African

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African

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The meaning of Ajamu is 'someone who can fight for what he wants'. It is a name with Nigerian origins and it is extremly popular in Nigeria. It is pronounced as 'aa-jaamu' and it is traditionally given as a name to boys. There are several famous people by this name. One is the American activist Ajamu Sibeko. He is known for his political and environmental activism and was the Green Party's noimee for Vice-President in the election in 2016. He currently holds the position of National Organizer and as a spokesperson for the Black Alliance for Peace.

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African

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The meaning of Ajani is 'a person who fights for himself or herself', 'a noble birth' or 'someone who wins the struggle'. It is a name that can be traced back to having a number of different origins; namely, African, Sanskrit and Indian. It is pronounced as 'a-jaani' and it is a name that can be given to either gender. There have been a number of famous figures with the name. One is Ajani Burchall. He is a Bermudian professional footballer who currently plays as a winger for the team AFC Bournemouth.

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African

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The meaning of Akello is 'first born after the twins' or 'to bring forward'. The name has Kenyan origins. It is pronounced as 'a-kell-lo' and is a name that can be given to either gender. There have been number of famous figures with the name Akello. One of the most well known is the Ugandan poet and politician, Grace Akello. She is the Ugandan Ambassador to India but is also known for the essays and folk tales that she has written.

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African

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African

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The meaning of Akintunde is 'reurn of the bravery' or 'the brave one'. It is pronounced as 'a-kin-taand' and it is a name of African origins. There have been a few famous people by this name. One is Akintunde Warlnock, who is more popularly known as Akintunde or Ak. He is an American comedian, who is also known for his work as an actor, director and a writer.

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African

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The meaning of Anane is 'the fourth born son' and it is pronounced as 'a-nane'. It is mostly used as a surname. There have been a few famous figures with this name. One is Richard Amookohome Anane, more popularly known as Ricky Anane. He is an English footballer who is famous for his skills as a defender. He played for Woking before moving on to play for Droylsden. He also won the North West Counties 'Player of the Year' in 2013.

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African

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The name Ande is a common choice and is traditionally considered a baby boy's name. Ande is a multi-cultural name of African origin. It is widely used in Africa and the name also can be found in Greek culture. The meaning of Ande is 'pillar' in African. In Greek, the meaning of the name is 'manly' and 'virile'.

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African

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African

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Ayele is a masculine name of African origin. It is an Ethiopian name and its meaning is derived from the languages spoken in east Africa. It is also used in the United States. The meaning of Ayele is 'powerful' or 'strong'. Doctor Ayele Bekerie is an American-Ethiopian scholar and an Associate Professor in Heritage Studies at Mekelle University.

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African

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African

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The meaning of Azibo is ‘Earth’ or ‘Mother Earth’ and it is a variant of the name Azybo. It is pronounced as ‘ay-zi-bo’ and it is a name of African origins. Azibo is also the name of a river in the Douro River basin of Portugal. It runs through the Nogueira mountain range, which is in the north-east of Portugal.

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African

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The meaning of Badru is 'the full moon'. It is a name with both Arabic and Afriacan Swahili origins. The name is mostly used in the Swahili language and it is a Swahili variant of the Arabic name Badr. It is pronounced as 'bad-roo' and the name is traditionally given to boys. There are a few famous people by the name Badru, such as Badru Lusambya. He is a super welterweight Ugandan boxer, who turned professional in 2002. He is also known for winning the Vacant African Super-Welterweight title in 2009 and 2014.

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African

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The meaning of Bahari is 'an excellent sailor' or 'something extensive in nature' and it is pronounced phonetically as 'ba-ha-ri'. It is a unisex name. Bahari is used most commonly in the Swahili language and it originated from the African-Swahili region. Bahari is also the name of the duo musical band, which was made up of singers of Ruby Carr and Natalia Panzarella. However, Sidney Sartini left the band in 2018. There are a few famous people with this name and one example is Maziar Bahari. He is an Iranian-Canadian human rights activist and filmmaker, who was also a reporter at Newsweek between the years 1998 and 2011.

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