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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.AF-r!-kə
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Meaning & History

From the name of the continent, which is of Latin origin, possibly from the Afri people who lived near Carthage in North Africa. This rare name is used most often by African-American parents.
Other Languages & CulturesÁfrica Spanish
Same SpellingÁfrica, Africa (2)
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continents, place names
Entry updated January 25, 2013   Contribute