Somali Names

Somali names are used in the countries of Somalia, Ethiopia and Djibouti in eastern Africa.
gender
usage
Aadan m Eastern African, Somali
Possibly a Somali form of Adam.
Aamina f Arabic, Eastern African, Somali
Alternate transcription of Arabic آمنة (see Aminah 1), as well as the Somali form.
Axmed m Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of Ahmad.
Ayaan 2 f Eastern African, Somali
Means "good luck" in Somali.
Hibo f Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of Hiba.
Hodan f Eastern African, Somali
Means "rich, lush" in Somali.
Nuur m Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of Nur.
Xaawo f Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of Eve.
Xaliima f Eastern African, Somali
Somali feminine form of Halim.
Xasan m Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of Hasan.
Yuusuf m Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of Yosef (see Joseph).