African American Names

These names are a subset of American names used more often by African Americans. See also about African-American names.
There are 77 names matching your criteria.

AFRICA (1)   f   African American (Rare)
From the name of the continent, which is of Latin origin, possibly from the Afri people who lived near Carthage in North Africa... [more]
ANDRE   m   English, African American
English form of ANDRÉ
ANTOINE   m   French, African American
French form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTWAN   m   African American
Variant of ANTOINE, in use since the 1960s.
BRAYLON   m   African American (Modern)
An invented name, using the same sounds found in names such as Braden and Jalen.
DAQUAN   m   African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular name elements Da and quan.
DEANDRE   m   African American
Combination of the popular name prefix De and ANDRE
DEANGELO   m   African American
Combination of the popular name prefix De and ANGELO
DEDRICK   m   African American
From a surname which was derived from the given name DIEDERIK.
DEON   m   English, African American
Variant of DION
DESHAUN   m   African American
Combination of the popular name prefix De and SHAUN.
DESHAWN   m   African American
Combination of the popular name prefix De and SHAWN.
IMANI   f & m   Eastern African, Swahili, African American
Means "faith" in Swahili, ultimately of Arabic origin.
IVORY   m & f   African American
From the English word for the hard, creamy-white substance which comes from elephant tusks and was formerly used to produce piano keys.
JALEN   m   African American (Modern)
An invented name... [more]
JAMAR   m   African American
Recently created name, possibly a blend of JAMAL and LAMAR... [more]
JAQUAN   m   African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular name elements Ja and quan.
KALISHA   f   African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular name prefix Ka and LISHA.
KEISHA   f   African American
Recent coinage, possibly invented, possibly based on KEZIAH.
KENYA (2)   f   English, African American
From the name of the African country... [more]
KESHAUN   m   African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular name prefix Ke and SHAUN.
KESHAWN   m   African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular name prefix Ke and SHAWN.
KESHIA   f   African American
Probably a variant of KEISHA
KIANA (2)   f   African American
Variant of QIANA
KISHA   f   African American
Variant of KEISHA
LADONNA   f   African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name DONNA.
LAGINA   f   African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name GINA.
LAKEISHA   f   African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name KEISHA.
LAKESHIA   f   African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name KESHIA.
LAKISHA   f   African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name KISHA.
LAMAR   m   English, African American
From a French and English surname, originally from a place name in Normandy, which was derived from Old French la mare meaning "the pool".
LASHAWN   f & m   African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name SHAWN.
LASHAY   m   African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular name prefix La and SHAY (1).
LASHONDA   f   African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name SHONDA.
LATANYA   f   African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name TANYA.
LATASHA   f   African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name TASHA.
LATISHA   f   African American
Variant of LETITIA
LATONYA   f   African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name TONYA.
LATOYA   f   African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name TOYA.
LAWANDA   f   African American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name WANDA.
MARQUIS   m   African American
From a noble title which was derived from the Old French word marchis "march, borderland", which originally referred to someone who ruled on the borderlands of a realm.
MARQUITA   f   African American
Feminine variant of MARQUIS
NATISHA   f   African American (Rare)
Variant of NATASHA, probably modeled on LATISHA.
NIKEISHA   f   African American (Rare)
Combination of the name prefix Ni and the name KEISHA.
QIANA   f   African American (Modern)
From the word for the silk-like material, introduced by DuPont in 1968 and popular in the fashions of the 1970s.
QUANNA   f   African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular name prefix Qua and ANNA.
RASHAUN   m   African American (Rare)
Combination of the prefix Ra with the name SHAUN.
RASHAWN   m   African American (Modern)
Combination of the prefix Ra with the name SHAWN.
SHANICE   f   African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular name elements Shan and ice.
SHANIKA   f   African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular name elements Shan and ka.
SHANIQUA   f   African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular name elements Shan and qua.
SHELENA   f   African American (Rare)
Probably a combination of the prefix She and LENA.
TAJUANA   f   African American (Rare)
Combination of the prefix Ta with the name JUANA.
TALISHA   f   African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular name prefix Ta and LISHA.
TANESHA   f   African American
Variant of TANISHA
TANIKA   f   African American
Invented name, probably modeled on TAMIKA and influenced by TANYA.
TANIQUA   f   African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular name element Tan (from names such as TANYA) and the common name suffix qua.
TANISHA   f   African American
Combination of the popular name element Tan (from names such as TANYA) and the common name suffix sha.
TISHA   f   English, African American
Short form of LETITIA or LATISHA
TORY (1)   m   African American
Meaning unknown, possibly a diminutive of SALVATORE
TYRESE   m   African American (Modern)
An invented name based on the popular name syllable Tyr (from names such as TYRONE).
TYRIQ   m   African American (Modern)
Probably a blend of TYRONE and TARIQ.
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