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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 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 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 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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The meaning of Akosua is 'a girl who is born on Sunday'. It is of African-Twi origin and it is most commonly used in countries that speak Afrikaan, Fante and Twi languages. It is traditionally a name for girls. It is pronounced as 'aka-sooa'. There are a few famous people by this name. One is Akosua Gyamama Busia, who is an actress from Ghana. Though she has also worked as a director, an author and a songwriter, she is most known for her acting. She is best known for the role in 'The Colour Purple'. In this, she starred alongside esteemed actress Whoopi Golderb and played the character Nettie Harris.

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The meaning of Alile is 'she who weeps'. It is a name with African-Chiyao origins and it is used mostly in countries that speak Twi. It is a variant of the names Aleela, Aleelah, and Alila. It is pronounced as 'a-lial' or 'a-li-lay' and it can also be used as a surname. There are a lot of famous people with this name. One is the American film producer and director Alile Sharon Larkin, who famously co-founded the Black Filmmakers Collective.

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The meaning of Alora is 'my beautiful dream' or 'dreamer'. In Latin, the name means 'a bay tree'. It is pronounced phonetically as 'a-lora'. The name has both African and Latin origins. In Latin, the name can be translated to mean 'the Lord is my light'. 'Alora' is also a casual saying in Italian, meaning 'come on', 'so what' or 'so'.

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Amadi is a feminine name of African origin. It is also used in the Arabic community. The meaning of Amadi in Arabic is 'highly praised'. Aaron Joshua Amadi-Holloway, known as Aaron Amadi-Halloway, is a professional footballer from Wales. Ikechukwu Prince Amadi, also known as Ike Amadi, is a voice actor from Nigeria.`

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The meaning of Amandla is 'a strong and powerful independent woman' or 'power to people' and it is of African origin. The history of the name goes back to the time of the resistance against apartheid. This was a system in which white people, who were the minority, were given all the political and social power, creating a system that was prejudiced again people of all other colours and races. The word 'amandla' (power to people) was chanted by the people of resistance to lift up everyone’s spirits. It is pronounced as 'a-man-dla'. There have been a few famous people by this name. One is Amandla Stenberg, who is an American singer and actress. She is known for her roles in 'The Hunger Games' and 'The Hate You Give'. and she was also announced as one of the Time Magazine's most influential teens in 2015 and 2016.

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