Sotho Names

Sotho names are used by the Sotho people of Lesotho and South Africa.
gender
usage
Bonolo f Southern African, Sotho
Means "ease" in Sotho.
Kabelo m Southern African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "allotment, share, gift" in Sotho and Tswana.
Karabo m & f Southern African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "answer" in Sotho and Tswana.
Katleho m & f Southern African, Sotho
Means "success, prosperity" in Sotho.
Lebohang m & f Southern African, Sotho
Means "be thankful" in Sotho.
Lerato f Southern African, Sotho
Means "love" in Sotho.
Mpho m & f Southern African, Tswana, Sotho
Means "gift" in Tswana and Sotho, a derivative of fa "to offer".
Palesa f Southern African, Sotho
Means "flower" in Sotho.
Puleng f Southern African, Sotho
Means "in the rain" in Sotho.
Tau m Southern African, Tswana, Sotho
Means "lion" in Tswana and Sotho. Tau was the name of the last ruler of the Rolong in South Africa (18th century).
Teboho m Southern African, Sotho
Means "gratitude" in Sotho.
Thabo m Southern African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "joy, happiness" in Sotho and Tswana.
Thato m & f Southern African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "will, desire" in Sotho and Tswana.
Tshepo m & f Southern African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "hope" in Sotho and Tswana.
Tumelo m & f Southern African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "faith" in Sotho and Tswana.