Southern African Names

Southern African names include those from Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. See also about African names.
There are 100 names matching your criteria.

ALINAFE   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "he is with us" in Chewa.
ANDILE   m   Southern African, Zulu
Means "they have extended" in Zulu.
BOIPELO   m & f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "proud" in Tswana.
BOITUMELO   f & m   Southern African, Tswana
Means "joy" in Tswana.
BONGANI   m   Southern African, Zulu
Means "be grateful" in Zulu.
CHARLIZE   f   Southern African, Afrikaans
Feminine form of CHARLES using the popular Afrikaans name suffix ize... [more]
CHIFUNDO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "mercy" in Chewa.
CHIFUNIRO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "will, wish" in Chewa.
CHIKONDI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "love" in Chewa.
CHIKUMBUTSO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "memory" in Chewa.
CHIMWEMWE   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "joy, pleasure" in Chewa.
CHIPO   f   Southern African, Shona
Means "gift" in Shona.
CHISOMO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "grace" in Chewa.
CHIYEMBEKEZO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "hope" in Chewa.
DAKARAI   m   Southern African, Shona
Means "rejoice" in Shona.
DALITSO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "blessing" in Chewa.
DIKELEDI   f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "tears" in Tswana.
DUMISANI   m & f   Southern African, Zulu
Means "give praise" in Zulu.
FARAI   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "rejoice" in Shona.
FATSANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "be meek" in Chewa.
FUNGAI   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "think" in Shona.
GANIZANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "think" in Chewa.
HLENGIWE   f   Southern African, Zulu
Means "nursed" in Zulu.
ITUMELENG   m & f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "joy" in Tswana.
KAGISO   f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "peace" in Tswana.
KATLEGO   m & f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "success" in Tswana.
KEFILWE   m & f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "I was given" in Tswana.
KGOSI   m   Southern African, Tswana
Means "king, chief" in Tswana.
KONDWANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "be glad" in Chewa.
KUMBUKANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "remember" in Chewa.
LERATO   f   Southern African, Sotho
Means "love" in Sotho.
LESEDI   f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "light" in Tswana.
LIMBANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "be strong" in Chewa.
LIMBIKANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "work hard" in Chewa.
LINDIWE   f   Southern African, Zulu
Means "have waited" in Zulu.
LUNGILE   f   Southern African, Zulu
Means "the good one" in Zulu.
MADALITSO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "blessings" in Chewa.
MANYARA   f   Southern African, Shona
Means "you have been humbled" in Shona.
MASEGO   f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "blessings" in Tswana.
MASOZI   m & f   Southern African, Tumbuka
Means "tears" in Tumbuka.
MAVUTO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "troubles, problems" in Chewa.
MAYAMIKO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "praise, gratitude" in Chewa.
MAYESO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "test (from God)" in Chewa.
MBALI   f   Southern African, Zulu
Means "flower" in Zulu.
MELISIZWE   m   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "leader of the nation" in Xhosa.
MPHATSO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "gift" in Chewa.
MTENDERE   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "peace" in Chewa.
MUDIWA   f & m   Southern African, Shona
Means "beloved" in Shona.
MUNASHE   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "with God" in Shona.
NEO (1)   f & m   Southern African, Tswana
Means "gift" in Tswana.
NKOSANA   m   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "prince" in Xhosa.
NKOSAZANA   f   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "princess" in Xhosa.
NOMUSA   f   Southern African, Ndebele
Means "merciful" in Ndebele.
NONTLE   f   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "mother of beauty" in Xhosa.
NOSIPHO   f   Southern African, Zulu
Means "mother of a gift" in Zulu.
NOSIZWE   f   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "mother of the nation" in Xhosa.
NTHANDA   m & f   Southern African, Tumbuka
Means "star" in Tumbuka.
NTOMBI   f   Southern African, Zulu
Means "lady" in Zulu.
NYARAI   f   Southern African, Shona
Means "be humble" in Shona.
PAKI   m   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "witness" in Xhosa.
PEMPHERO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "prayer" in Chewa.
PILIRANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "persevere, endure" in Chewa.
REFILWE   m & f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "we were given" in Tswana.
RUDO   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "love" in Shona.
RUFARO   f   Southern African, Shona
Means "happiness" in Shona.
RUMBIDZAI   f   Southern African, Shona
Means "praise" in Shona.
RUTENDO   f & m   Southern African, Shona
Means "faith" in Shona.
SEKAI   f   Southern African, Shona
Means "be humourous" in Shona.
SETHUNYA   f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "bloom, flower" in Tswana.
SIBONAKALISO   f   Southern African, Zulu
Means "sign" in Zulu.
SIPHO   m   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "gift" in Xhosa.
SITHEMBILE   f & m   Southern African, Zulu
Means "we trust" in Zulu.
SIZWE   m   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "nation" in Xhosa.
TADALA   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "we have been blessed" in Chewa.
TAFADZWA   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "we are pleased" in Shona.
TAKONDWA   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "we are glad" in Chewa.
TAMANDANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "we have exalted" in Chewa.
TAONGA   f & m   Southern African, Tumbuka
Means "we are thankful" in Tumbuka.
TAPIWA   f   Southern African, Shona
Means "given" in Shona.
TARIRO   f   Southern African, Shona
Means "hope" in Shona.
TATENDA   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "thank you" in Shona.
TAU   m   Southern African, Tswana, Sotho
Means "lion" in Tswana and Sotho... [more]
TENDAI   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "be thankful" in Shona.
THABO   m   Southern African, Tswana
Means "joy" in Tswana.
THANDIWE   f   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "loving one" in Xhosa.
THEMBA   m & f   Southern African, Zulu
Means "trust" in Zulu.
THOKO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Short form of THOKOZANI
THOKOZANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "thank" in Chewa.
THULANI   m   Southern African, Zulu
Means "be quiet, be comforted" in Zulu.
THULILE   f   Southern African, Zulu
Means "is quiet" in Zulu.
TICHAONA   m   Southern African, Shona
Means "we will see" in Shona.
TINASHE   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "God is with us" in Shona.
TIYAMIKE   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "we praise" in Chewa.
TSHOLOFELO   f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "hope, expectation" in Tswana.
TUMELO   m & f   Southern African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "faith" in Sotho and Tswana.
UNATHI   m & f   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "God is with us" in Xhosa.
XOLANI   m   Southern African, Zulu
Means "peace" in Zulu.
YAMIKANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "be grateful, praise" in Chewa.
ZOLA (2)   f   Southern African, Zulu
Means "quiet, tranquil" in Zulu.
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