Gender Feminine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. A-free-ka  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Spanish form of Africa 1. It is usually taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de África, the patron saint of the Spanish enclave of Ceuta in North Africa.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAfrica(African American) Àfrica(Catalan)
Same SpellingÀfrica, Africa 2


Name Days

Spain: August 5


Entry updated November 16, 2019