Sotho Submitted Names

Sotho names are used by the Sotho people of Lesotho and South Africa.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Amogelang m & f South African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "welcome, receive or accept the child or situation".
Amohelang m Sotho
Means "receive" in Sotho.
Arabang f Sotho
Means "reply" in Sotho.
Areneha f Sotho (Rare)
Means "he gave us".
Areneha f Sotho (Modern)
He gave us, God being the ‘He’
Basetsana f Sotho
Means "ladies" in Sotho.
Bokamoso m & f South African, Sotho
Means "future".
Bokang f Sotho
Means "praise" or "rejoice" in Sotho.
Buang f Sotho
Means "speak" or "chat" in Sesotho.
Dineo f Sotho
Means "gifts" or "talents" in Sotho.
Felleng f Sotho
Means "beyond the end" in Sotho.
Hlompho m Sotho
Means "respect" in Sesotho.
Joalane f Sotho, Tswana, Southern African
Derived from Sotho joala, meaning "alcohol". This name refers to the fact that the mother drank alcohol during pregnancy.
Jonase m Sotho
Sesotho form of Jonah.
Jwana f Sotho
Sotho form of Johanna.
Kamohelo m & f Sotho
Means "acceptance" or "welcome" in Sotho.
Kananelo f & m Sotho
Means "approval" or "appreciation" in Sotho.
Kealeboa m Sotho
Means "thank you" in Sotho.
Kekeletso m Sotho
Means "addition" in Sesotho.
Kelebohile m Sotho
Means "I am grateful" in Sesotho.
Keneoue f Sotho (Rare)
Means "I have been given" in Sotho.
Keneuwe f Sotho
Means "I have been given" in Sesotho.
Keromang f Sotho
Means "one who has been sent" in Sesotho.
Kgabareya m Sotho
Sotho form of Gabriel.
Kganya m Sotho
Means "brightness" in Sotho.
Kgethang m Sotho
Sesotho form of Khethang.
Kgodi m & f Sotho
Means "mist" in Sotho.
Khabane m Sotho
Means "precious" in Sesotho.
Khauhelo f & m Sotho
Means "pity" or "compassion" in Sotho.
Khethang m Sotho
Means "choose" in Lesotho.
Khoeli m Sotho
“Moon”
Khosi m Sotho
Means "king" in Sotho.
Khothatso f Sotho
Means "encouragement" in Sotho.
Khotsofalang m Sotho
Means "be satisfied" in Lesotho.
Kutloisiso f & m Sotho (Rare)
Means "understanding" in Sotho.
Kutlwano f Sotho
Means "mutual understanding" in Sesotho.
Kutlwisiso f Sotho
Means "understanding" in Lesotho.
Leabua m Sotho
Means "one who speaks" in Sotho.
Leana f Sotho
It’s raining
Lefa m Sotho
Means "inheritance" in Sotho.
Lefika m Sotho
“My Rock” It’s used in Lesotho and South Africa
Lehlogonolo m & f Sotho
Means "felicity" in Sotho.
Lehlohonolo m Sotho, South African
Means "luck" or "blessing" in Sotho.
Lehumo m Sotho
Means "treasure" in Sotho.
Leihlo-larona m & f Sotho
Our eye
Lemohang m Sotho
Means "take cognisance" in Sesotho.
Lereko m Sotho
Means "abundance" in Sesotho.
Lethabo f & m South African, Sotho
Meaning ''joy''.
Letlotlo f Sotho
Means "treasure" in Sesotho.
Letsatsi m Sotho
Means "sun" in Sotho.
Lewatle m Sotho
Means "ocean" in Sotho.
Liboko f Sotho
Means "praises" in Sotho.
Liepollo f Sotho
Revelations
Likeleli f Sotho
Means "teardrops" in Sotho.
Likengkeng f Sotho
Means "tears" in Lesotho.
Likotsi m Sotho
Means "accidents" in Sotho.
Limakatso f Sotho
Means "surprises" in Lesotho.
Limpho f Sotho
Means "gifts" in Lesotho.
Lineo f Sotho
Means "gifts, grants, talents" in Lesotho.
Lipalesa f Sotho
Means "flowers" in Lesotho.
Lisebo f Sotho
Means "whispers" in Sotho.
Litšeho f Sotho
Means "laughter" in Sotho.
Litšehoana m & f Sotho
Means "little laughter" in Sotho.
Mahlatse m & f Sotho
Means "lucky" in Sotho.
Maikano f Sotho
Means "vows" in Sotho.
Makhokolotso f Sotho
Means "refuse" in Sesotho.
Maleshoane f Sotho
Means "ladybird" in Lesotho.
Maletsatsi f Sotho
Means "sun" or "day" in Sotho.
Mamphaki f Sotho
The name Mamphaki originates from the Northern Region of South Africa within the Bapedi people. The name was originally given to the first wife of Ntsetse Mailula - Mamphaki 'aMasekela. It was passed down within the Mailula family down to this day... [more]
Mantso f Sotho
Means "the dark one" in Sotho.
‘Mathapelo f Sotho
Means "mother of prayer" in Sotho.
Mathe f Sotho
Means "saliva" in Sotho.
Matheeletša m Sotho
Means "listener" in Sotho.
Matšeliso f Sotho
Means "consolation" in Sotho.
Matshediso f Sotho
Means "consolation" in Sesotho.
Matsimela m Sotho
Means "roots" in Sotho.
Mmaphefo f Sotho
Means "mother of cold" in Sotho.
Mmathapelo f Sotho
Means "mother of prayer" in Sotho.
Mmini f Sotho
Means "dancer" in Sotho.
Moeketsi m Sotho
It means "Multiplier/increase" in Sotho
Moeletsi m Sotho
Means "advisor" in Sesotho.
Mohapi m Sotho
Means "victor" in Sotho.
Mohato m Sotho
Means "step" in Sesotho.
Mohau m Sotho
Means "pity" or "mercy" in Sesotho.
Moipone f Sotho
Means "self-admirer" in Sotho.
Mojalefa m Sotho
Means "heir" in Sesotho.
Mokgadi f Sotho, South African
Means "a girl among boys" in Sotho, often given to a daughter born after several sons.... [more]
Mokgethi m Sotho
Variant form of Mokhethi.
Mokhethi m Sotho
Means "chooser" in Lesotho.
Molapo m Sotho
Means "stream" or "river" in Sotho.
Molatadi m Sotho
Means "one who denies all" in Sotho.
Molefi m Sotho
means "payer" in Sesotho.
Moluleloa m Sotho
Means "we have awaited your arrival" in Lesotho.
Morena m Sotho
Means "chief" in Sotho.
Mosa m & f Sotho
Means "grace" in Sotho.
Mosela f Sotho
Means "tail" in Sotho, idiomatically meaning "the last one" or "last child".
Mosidi f Tswana, Sotho
Means "soot" in Sotho and Tswana.
Motlagomang f & m Southern African, Tswana, Sotho
Means "who are you going to?" in Tswana.
Motlalepule m Sotho
Means "rain bringer" in Sesotho.
Motsamai m Sotho
Means "traveller" in Sesotho.
Motsumi m Sotho
Means "seeker" in Sesotho.
Naha m & f Sotho
Means "land" or "world".
Naha m Sotho
land or country
Nala f Sotho
“Prosperity” , a Sesotho name used in the motto of Lesotho
Nalane f & m Sotho
it means history in sesotho
Naleli f Sotho
Means "star" in Sotho.
Naleli-yameso f Sotho
Meaning, Morning Star in Sesotho
Nelbe f & m Sotho
Means "the net" in Sotho.
Nkhetheleng f Sotho
Means "choose for me" in Sotho.
Nthabi f Sotho
Means "make me happy" in Sotho.
Nthabiseng f Sotho
Means "make me happy" in Sotho.
Nthati f Sotho
Means "one to love me" in Sotho.
Ntsebo f Sotho
Means "whispers" in Sotho.
Ntsoaki f Sotho
Means "girl amongst boys" in Sotho, often given to a daughter with many brothers.
Ntsu m Sotho
Means "eagle" in Sesotho.
Ntswaki f Sotho
Means "girl amongst boys" or "girl with many brothers" in Sotho.
Nyakallo f & m Sotho
Means "joy" in Sotho.
Oasetso m Sotho
Means "child of tradition".
Oasetso m Sotho
Child of tradition
Omatla m Sotho
You are strong
Omphile f & m South African, Sotho
Means "given".
Paballo f Sotho
Means "protection" in Sesotho.
Paolosi m Sotho
Sesotho form of Paul.
Paseka m Sotho
Means "Easter" in Sesotho.
Peo f Sotho (Modern, Rare)
The meaning is “Seed” and it is a rare Sesotho name predominantly used in Lesotho
Phahamo m Sotho
Means "eminance" in Sesotho.
Pheello m Sotho
Means "perseverance" in Sesotho.
Phethisi m Sotho
Means "completion" in Sesotho.
Phutheho f Sotho
Means "congregation" in Sesotho.
Poloko m Sotho
Means "safety" in Sesotho.
Pontsho m & f Sotho
Means "vision" in Sotho.
Pula f Sotho
Means "rain" in Sotho.
Pulane f Sotho
Means "rainy" in Sesotho.
Qenehelo f Sotho
Means "pity" in Sesotho.
Ramatjato f Sotho
Derived from the Sesotho tjato meaning "agility".
Ramatla f Sotho
Means "strength" in Sotho.
Ratsebo f Sotho
Derived from the Sesotho tsebo meaning "knowledge".
Realeboha m Sotho
Means "we are thankful" in Sesotho.
Reaotlotla m Sotho
Means "We praise His name" in Sesotho.
Relebohile f Sotho
Means "we are grateful" in Sesotho.
Remaketse f Sotho
Means "we are surprised" in Sesotho.
Rethabile f & m South African, Sotho
Means "we are glad/ happy".
Sebolai m Sotho
Means "assassin" in Sotho.
Sechaba m Sotho
The meaning is 'nation' as in 'our nation', 'the country we live in'.
Sehlolo m Sotho
Means "disaster" in Sotho.
Seilatsatsi f Sotho
Meaning unknown. Seilatsatsi is a character in some Sotho tales.
Semakaleng m & f Sotho
Means "surprise" in Sotho.
Setifene m Sotho
Sotho form of Stephen.
Setjhaba m Sotho
Means "nation" in Sesotho.
Tafeta m Sotho
Sotho form of David.
Tebello f & m Sotho
Means "expectation" in Sotho.
Tekano m Sotho
Means "equality" in Sotho.
Thaba m Sotho
Means "mountain".
Thaba m Sotho
mountain
Thapeli m Sotho
Means "appeal" in Sesotho.
Thapelo m Sotho
Means "prayer" in Sotho.
Thebe m Sotho
Means "shield" in Sesotho.
Tholoana f Sotho
Means "fruit".
Tholoana f Sotho
Meaning, fruit or seed, in the context of ‘fruit of my womb’
Thoriso m Sotho
Means "praise" in Sesotho.
Thuso m Sotho
Means "help" in Sotho.
Thuto m Sotho
Means "lesson" in Sesotho.
Tiisetso f Sotho
Means "perseverance" in Sesotho,
Tlali m Sotho
Means "lightning" in Sotho.
Tlhokomelo m & f Sotho
Means "care" in Sotho.
Tlholo m Sotho
Means "victory" in Sesotho.
Tlotliso f & m Sotho
Means "honour" in Sotho.
Tokoloho f Sotho
Means "freedom" in Sesotho.
Topollo f Sotho
Means "emancipation, release" in Sesotho.
Tsebo m Sotho
Means "knowledge" in Sesotho.
Tsela m Sotho
Means "path" in Sesotho.
Tšelang-lerato f Sotho
Pour in, love
Tshediso m Sotho
Means "consolation" in Sesotho.
Tshegofatso f South African, Sotho
Means "blessing" in Sotho.
Tsoalo f Sotho
Means "birth".
Tsoalo f & m Sotho
Birth
Tsotang m Sotho
Means "amazement" in Sesotho.
Tumisho m & f Sotho
Means "glory" in Sotho.
Yemetle f Sotho
Means "beautiful (referred to an object)" in Sotho.