Tswana Names

Tswana names are used in Botswana and South Africa.
gender
usage
Boipelo m & f Southern African, Tswana
Means "joy, rejoicing" in Tswana, from ipela meaning "to rejoice".
Boitumelo f & m Southern African, Tswana
Means "joy" in Tswana, from itumela meaning "to be happy".
Dikeledi f Southern African, Tswana
Means "tears" in Tswana.
Itumeleng m & f Southern African, Tswana
Means "be happy" in Tswana, from itumela meaning "to be happy".
Kabelo m Southern African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "allotment, share, gift" in Sotho and Tswana.
Kagiso m & f Southern African, Tswana
Means "peace" in Tswana.
Karabo m & f Southern African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "answer" in Sotho and Tswana.
Katlego m & f Southern African, Tswana
Means "success, prosperity" in Tswana.
Kefilwe m & f Southern African, Tswana
Means "I was given" in Tswana, derived from filwe "given".
Kelebogile f & m Southern African, Tswana
Means "I am thankful" in Tswana, derived from leboga "to be thankful, to thank".
Kgosi m Southern African, Tswana
Means "king, chief" in Tswana.
Lebogang m & f Southern African, Tswana
Means "be thankful" in Tswana.
Lesedi f Southern African, Tswana
Means "light" in Tswana.
Masego f Southern African, Tswana
Means "blessings" in Tswana, from sego "blessed".
Mpho m & f Southern African, Tswana, Sotho
Means "gift" in Tswana and Sotho, a derivative of fa "to offer".
Neo 1 f & m Southern African, Tswana
Means "gift" in Tswana, a derivative of naya "to give".
Refilwe m & f Southern African, Tswana
Means "we were given" in Tswana, derived from filwe "given".
Sethunya f Southern African, Tswana
Means "bloom, flower" in Tswana, derived from thunya "to bloom".
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).
Tebogo f & m Southern African, Tswana
Means "gratitude, thanks" in Tswana.
Thabang m & f Southern African, Tswana
Means "be happy" in Tswana.
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.
Tsholofelo f Southern African, Tswana
Means "hope, expectation" in Tswana.
Tumelo m & f Southern African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "faith" in Sotho and Tswana.