Meaning and Name Origin
Kwame \k-wame, kwa-me\ as a boys' name is of Ghanaian origin, and the meaning of Kwame is "born on Saturday". Akan name. Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana, led his people to independence from Great Britain in 1957, and is considered by many as one of the greatest African statesmen.
Kwame is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Kwame is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Kwame for boys. Kwame entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #583 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)