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January 12, 2021

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25 Best Swahili names for girls and boys

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Swahili names for girls and boys

Choosing Swahili names

There is, however, a challenge we meet when we do not know what to call our new bundles of joy. If you are like me to help choose Swahili names, you turn to your friends, family, and as you are here, I guess some help online. 

This is the situation I found myself following my son’s birth, out of all the Swahili names I could find I decided on Jabali, and it means ‘rock’. Such a cute one, I love it, I love him more.

Here are some Swahili names I really like, see if you find one for your bundle of joy.

Swahili girl names

There is, however, a challenge we meet when we do not know what to call our new bundles of joy. If you are like me to help choose Swahili names, you turn to your friends, family, and as you are here, I guess some help online. 

This is the situation I found myself following my son’s birth, out of all the Swahili names I could find I decided on Jabali, and it means ‘rock’. Such a cute one, I love it, I love him more.

Here are some Swahili names I really like, see if you find one for your bundle of joy.

Swahili girl names

Afia:

This signifies health or wellness.

Shani:

This Swahili name refers to being marvellous

Kibibi:

The real definition of a ‘little girl.’

Amali

This one signifies hope

Halili:

A unique one implying the ‘adored one.’

Binti:

It simply means daughter

Chiku:

The one who talks a lot

Hasnaa:

A charming girl

Zalika:

This refers to one who is well-born

Amani:

Beautiful name for your little one, it denotes ‘peace.’

Ayanna:

A pretty name whose meaning is a ‘beautiful flower.’

Swahili boys names

Azizi:

This means precious

Bakari:

The lovely one

Zuberi:

A unique name meaning one who is strong

Adili:

This one stands for ‘justice.’

Baraka:

An excellent name which means blessings

Faraji:

Sometimes written as Sadique, it means faithful or loyal

Simba:

Implies courage like a lion

Hasnaa:

A charming girl

Hasani:

This means’ handsome.’

Jabari:

This one means ‘valiant.’

Neutral Swahili baby names

Amana:

This means a warrior at heart who is faithful

Mosi:

This refers to the firstborn child

Imani:

This name means ‘faith.’

Tumaini:

A name that means hope

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