Tumbuka Submitted Names

Tumbuka names are used in Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Bafiske f Tumbuka
Means "let them do as they please" in Tumbuka.
Balijekwao f Tumbuka
Means "they have no home" in Tumbuka.
Bayenkhu f Tumbuka
Means "where will they go?" in Tumbuka.
Chapasi f Tumbuka
Means "earth" in Tumbuka.
Chawanangwa m Tumbuka
Means "blessing" in Tumbuka.
Chibinkhe m Tumbuka
Means "the dark (coloured) one" in Tumbuka.
Chibvwimbo m Tumbuka
Means "bird's nest" in Tumbuka.
Chimika f & m Tumbuka
After miscarriage(s), family would use traditional medicine (herbs, roots, barks) to prevent a potential next miscarriage. Kumika, means to stop, halt, prevent. Chimika is what you use to stop, prevent, halt... [more]
Chithuzi m Tumbuka
Means "shadow" in Tumbuka.
Chosaning'oma m Tumbuka
Means "remove bad things" in Tumbuka.
Dambuzgho f Tumbuka
Means "troublesome" in Tumbuka.
Dizgha m Tumbuka
Means "to be quiet" in Tumbuka.
Dumisa m & f Tumbuka
Means "thank you" in Tumbuka.
Fulata m & f Tumbuka
Means "second", this is given to the second-born of twins.
Fwasa m Tumbuka
Means "be calm" in Tumbuka.
Fwasani f Tumbuka
Means "to be calm" in Tumbuka.
Isazo m & f Tumbuka
Means "come again" in Tumbuka.
Izaso m & f Tumbuka
Means "come again" in Tumbuka.
Jilele m Tumbuka
Means "rear yourself" or "be self reliant" in Tumbuka.
Kamkhwala m & f Tumbuka
Means "of medicine, of herbs" in Tumbuka.
Kamoyo m Tumbuka, Chewa
Means "life" in Tumbuka and Chewa.
Kathaulo m Tumbuka
Means "small cloth, handkerchief" in Tumbuka.
Ketase f Tumbuka
Means "cooperation" in Tumbuka.
Kondanani m Tumbuka
Means "love one another" in Tumbuka.
Msimuko m & f Tumbuka
Means "crossing over" in Tumbuka.
Panji m Tumbuka
It mean maybe. It is a male give name. It is named after the death of the first born. To say maybe he will grow.
Pasipao m Tumbuka
Means "their ground, earth" in Tumbuka.
Patukanani m Tumbuka
Means "part from one another" in Tumbuka.
Payekha m & f Tumbuka
Means "he/she is alone" in Tumbuka.
Sambazya m Tumbuka
Means "to enrich" in Tumbuka.
Sangawaka f & m Tumbuka
Means "to easily find" in Tumbuka.
Sangwani m & f Tumbuka
Derived from Tumbuka sangwa, meaning "rejoice".
Sankhani m Chewa, Tumbuka
Means "choose" in Chewa and Tumbuka.
Sekelelani m Chewa, Tumbuka
Means "be happy" in Chewa and Tumbuka.
Sungani m Chewa, Tumbuka
Means "keep" in Chewa and Tumbuka.
Tamanyachi f Tumbuka
Means "How can we know the future?" in Tumbuka.
Tangu m & f Tumbuka
Means "first", usually given to the firstborn of twins.
Temwa f & m Tumbuka
Tendelechi f Tumbuka
Means "what should we walk for?" in Tumbuka.
Towera f Tumbuka
Commonly believed to mean "beauty" or "beautiful". Traditionally the name was given to a child that was born after death(s) of a preceding sibling. The belief was that this new born is beautiful for death or beautiful for the soil... [more]
Ulunji f & m Tumbuka (Rare)
Means "righteousness" in Tumbuka.
Waliko f & m Tumbuka
Means "God is there" in Tumbuka.
Watipaso m & f Tumbuka
Means "He (God) has given us again" in Tumbuka.
Yapunga f Tumbuka (Archaic)
Means "wind; bringing people together" in Tumbuka.