What does Africa mean?
Africa /afri-ca/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Africa is "pleasant". Place name for the continent.
How popular is Africa?
Africa is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#44738 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Africa for girls. Africa has not been listed in the list so far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)