Manding Submitted Names

Manding names are used by speakers of Manding languages (including Bambara, Mandinka, Dyula and Maninka) in western Africa.
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DUJONOU f Manding
Liberian Kpelle name meaning "peacemaker".
MOCTAR m Western African, Wolof, Fula, Manding, Hausa
Form of MUKHTAR used in West Africa.
N'GOLO m Manding
This name means "I've largely procreated" (said by the newborn's father) in Bambara. It is traditionally given to the third-born son. ... [more]
SARAN f Western African, Manding, Jula
Means "joy" in Jula.
SIENDOU m Manding
This name is originally from the Arabic name Said. Among West Africa's Manding people, mainly in Northern Cote d'Ivoire in places like Kong, Dabakala, Satama Sokura and Sokoro. A variant of the name in Burkina Faso, Mali, Guinea where the same Mande people with differing dialects live, Seydou... [more]
YARA m & f Manding, Arabic, Arabic (Egyptian), Persian (?), Arabic (Maghrebi), Western African
Derived from Persian یارا‏ (yârâ) "strength".
ZANGA m & f Manding
Bambara
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