21 African names for boys, listing African baby names 1-20. Alan, Burton, Darius, Desmond, Donte and Nelson are popular names. Barack, Cowrie, Daquan, Fulgentius, Kai, Kibo, Kimberly, Kwame, Nairobi, Obama, Shaka, Tau, Tremain and Umi are uncommon names. View African baby names for name meanings, search African names for girls, or search other baby names.
Alan ... South African author Alan Paton ... 
Barack (African) ... 
Burton ... The exploits of African explorer and writer Sir Richard Burton may have influenced its use ... 
Cowrie ... and have a significant place in African American culture. 
Daquan ... and is a popular element of invented names among the African-Americans. 
Darius ... This name is popular with African-Americans. 
Desmond ... South African cleric and activist Bishop Desmond Tutu. 
Donte ... This form is popular among African-Americans. 
Fulgentius ... Name of a north African bishop and saint of the fifth century. 
Kai ... Also possibly (South African) "beautiful" ... 
Kibo (African) ...
Kimberly ... when English soldiers were fighting in the South African town of Kimberley. 
Kwame ... and is considered by many as one of the greatest African statesmen. 
Nairobi (African) ...
Nelson ... South African activist Nelson Mandela. 
Obama (African) ...
Shaka (African) ...
Tau (African) ...
Tremain ... Popular with African-American families. 
Umi (African) ... 
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