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Kwame meaning and name origin
Kwame \k-wame, kwa-me\ as a boy's 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 has 2 variant forms: Kwami and Kwamina.
Kwame is also pronounced similarly to Kam. Other suggested similar baby names are Kane and Keane.
Popularity of Kwame
Kwame is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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