Meaning and Name Origin
Africa \a-fri-ca, af-rica\ as a girls' name is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Africa is "pleasant". Place name for the continent.
Africa has 13 variants: Affrica, Affricah, Affrika, Affrikah, Africah, Afrika, Afrikah, Aifric, Aifrica, Aphfrica, Aphria, Apirka and Apirkah.
Africa is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#29392 out of 88799, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Africa for girls. Africa has not been listed in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended similar baby names are Aerica, Airica and Arica. These names tend to be more commonly used than Africa.