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What does Swahili mean?

Swahili Pronunciation of Swahili [swahili] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Swahili is "coast people". A language used in east Africa.

Associated with: arabic.


Creative forms:
(male) Sahili, Swahino, ..

(female) Swahila, Swahile, ..

Middle name pairings:
Swahili Abraham (S.A.), ..

How popular is Swahili?

Swahili is an uncommon first name for males and also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Swahili has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Swahili name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Swahili outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Sadiki, Sahel, Sahil, Sail, Savil, Savile, Savill, Shakhil (see Shakil), Shakil, Shakill, Shilo, Sohil, Swain, Swaine and Vasili. Like Swahili, these names are not commonly used.

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