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What does Kwame mean?

Kwame Pronunciation of Kwame 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH britain (england)


VARIANTS Kwami, Kwamina

(male) Kame, ..

(female) Kwama, ..

Kwame Korben (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kwame?

Kwame is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Kwame is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Kwame entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #583 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not listed currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Kwame is pronounced similarly to Cam, Kam and Kim. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Jame, Kade, Kale, Kane, Kaye, Keane, Kram, Kramer and Kwasi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kwame.

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