Chewa Names

Chewa names are used in Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique.
gender
usage
Alinafe f & m Southern African, Chewa
Means "he or she is with us" in Chewa.
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.
Chipiliro m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "perseverance, endurance" in Chewa.
Chisomo m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "grace" in Chewa.
Chiyembekezo m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "hope" in Chewa.
Dalitso m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "blessing" in Chewa.
Fatsani m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "be meek" in Chewa.
Ganizani m Southern African, Chewa
Means "think" in Chewa.
Khumbo m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "wish" in Chewa.
Kondwani m Southern African, Chewa, Tumbuka
Means "be happy, rejoice" in Chewa and Tumbuka.
Kumbukani m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "remember" in Chewa.
Limbani m Southern African, Chewa
Means "be strong" in Chewa.
Limbikani m Southern African, Chewa
Means "work hard" in Chewa.
Madalitso m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "blessings" in Chewa.
Mavuto m 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.
Mphatso m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "gift" in Chewa.
Mtendere m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "peace" in Chewa.
Mwayi f & m Southern African, Chewa
Means "opportunity" in Chewa.
Mwenya f & m Southern African, Chewa
From the Chewa word for a type of flowering tree (species Breonadia salicina).
Pemphero m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "prayer" in Chewa.
Pilirani m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "persevere, endure" in Chewa.
Tadala f Southern African, Chewa
Means "we have been blessed" in Chewa.
Takondwa m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "we are glad" in Chewa.
Tamandani m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "exalt, praise" in Chewa.
Thoko m & f Southern African, Chewa
Short form of Thokozani.
Thokozani m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "thank" in Chewa.
Tionge f & m Southern African, Chewa, Tumbuka
Means "we thank" in Chewa and Tumbuka.
Tiyamike f & m Southern African, Chewa
Means "we praise" in Chewa.
Wongani m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "thank" in Chewa.
Yamikani m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "be grateful, praise" in Chewa.
Zikomo m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "thank you, greeting" in Chewa.