are used by the Zulu people of South Africa.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ANELE m & f Zulu
Means "be enough; be sufficient; be adequate" in Zulu.
BAFANA m Zulu
Derived from Zulu abafana
, the plural form of umfana
, meaning "boy, young man."
BHEKUMBUSO m Zulu (Rare)
Means "look after the kingdom", from Zulu bheka
"look after" and umbuso
DELA f Zulu (Rare)
Dela. in Zulu it means to become whole, to feel complete and satisfied.
FANYANA m Zulu
From Zulu umfanyana
meaning "little boy".
GOODWILL m Zulu, South African, Literature
Derives from the Medieval English gode
meaning "good", plus will
, "wish or desire", and was originally given as a complimentary nickname to an amiable person, favourably disposed towards others... [more]
GUGU f Zulu
From Zulu igugu
IJUBA f Zulu
Commonly it is meaning Dove or Peace. Less common in means storm or fighting. It also means freedom in some local tribes. It is said many years ago a great war loomed. Fighting had started but one warrior championed the cause of peace and unity... [more]
INYONI f Zulu
Derived from Zulu inyoni
KHANYOKULHE f Zulu
Means "guide on the way" in Zulu from the word khanyo
meaning "guide" and kuhle
KHWEZI m & f Zulu
Means "bright morning star" in Zulu.
LANGA m Zulu
From Zulu ilanga
"sun, sunshine, day".
LINDA m Zulu
Means "wait!" in Zulu (note that this is the imperative singular form of -linda
MBALIENHLE f Ndebele, Zulu
Means "beautiful flower" in Zulu and Ndebele, from mbali
"flower, flowers" and enhle
"something that is beautiful of nice".
NANDI f Zulu
Means "sweet" in Zulu. This was the name of the mother of Shaka
, famed warrior king of the Zulus in colonial South Africa (though her grave is marked Nindi
SIMPHIWE m & f Zulu
Meaning "we have been given him/her" in Zulu.
SINENHLANHLA f Zulu
Means "we have luck" in Zulu, from sine
"we have" and inhlanhla
ULWAZI m Zulu
Derived from Zulu ulwazi
ZINHLE f Zulu
Means "they (the girls) are beautiful" in Zulu.
ZOBUHLE f Zulu
Means "of beauty" in Zulu, from the possessive form of ubuhle