Luba Submitted Names

Luba names are used by the Luba people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Badiambila m & f Luba
Means "let them speak among themselves" in Luba-Kasai.
Badinabi f Central African, Luba
Means "they have riches" in Luba-Kasai.
Baleba f Luba
Means "they have birthed" in Luba-Kasai, one of the Luba languages.
Diba f Luba
Means "sun" in Tshiluba language spoken in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Kabanga m Luba
Means "the second-born or youngest twin" in Luba.
Kalala m & f Luba
Katuma m Luba
Derived from the Luba word kàtùmà meaning "last-born of triplets", ultimately from the word tùmà meaning "to send". Superstition suggests that third-born children with this name, because of their name, should not be sent on errands or deliveries.
Mbomela m & f Lingala, Luba
Means "sixth born child" in Lingala and Luba.
Mbuyi m Luba
Derived from the Luba word mbùùyì meaning "the firstborn of twins".
Ndomba m Luba
Means "ask me" in Luba-Kasai.
Ngalula m & f Luba
Variant of Tshiandanda.
Ngondu m & f Luba
Means "moon" in Luba-Kasai.
Ngweji m Luba
Means "warrior; powerful man" in Luba-Kasai.
Njiba m & f Luba
Means "stream, lake" in Luba-Kasai.
Nsantu m & f Luba
Means "saint" in Luba-Kasai.
Ntambwa m Luba
Means "lion" in Luba-Kasai.
Samba f Luba
Means "to console" in Luba-Kasai.
Tambwe m Luba
Means "tiger" in Luba-Kasai.
Tshala f Luba
Meaning unknown. It comes from the Tshiluba language, spoken in DR Congo.
Tshianda m & f Luba
Short form of Tshiandanda.
Tshiandanda m & f Luba
This name is given by Luba people when the newborn has at least four older siblings of the opposite gender.
Tshibola m & f Luba
Means "rotten" in Luba-Kasai.
Tshilobu m & f Luba
Means "brave" in Luba-Kasai.
Tshilongo m Luba
Means "flower" in Luba-Kasai.
Tshintu m & f Luba
Means "big object" in Luba-Kasai.