200+ Unique Ghanaian Names


Most of the Ghanaian names have their foundation from the ethnic akan names. According to this ethnic group, the names are based on the day of the week the child was born, this system of names have spread to some other West African countries. A child that is born on a certain day is believed to have certain traits, which is reflected in their name. Some other trends that Ghanaian names follow are: circumstances of birth, respected family members names, religious views as well as fathers name. Take Ghanaian first President for instance, Kwame Nkrumah, who was so named for being born on a Saturday (Kwame) and being the ninth born (Nkrumah). Also, the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, was so named for being born on a Friday (Kofi). If you are looking for a suitable Ghanaian name for your child, then look no further; you have them with you right here!



Here we Bring to You a List of 200 Unique Ghanaian Names for Your New Born Baby

Gender Baby Names Meaning Origin
F Do first child after twins Ewe
F Dofi second child after twins Ewe
M Dommie born on Saturday Ewe
M Donkor humble person Akan
M Ebo born on Tuesday Fante
F Effia born on Friday Ghanan
F Efia born on Friday Akan
F Efie born on Friday Ghanan
F Efua born on Friday Ghanan
F Ejo born on Monday Ghanan
M Ekow born on Thursday Ghanan
F Ekuwa born on Wednesday Ghanan
F Enyonyam it is good for me Ewe
M Esam safeguard Arabic
F Esi born on Sunday Ghanan
M Essien sixth-born son Ochi
M Fadi redeemer Arabic
F Farhanah happy Arabic
M Fenuku born after term Fante
M Fifi born on Friday Fante
M Fodjour fourth born Ghanan
M Fram ofram tree Ghanan
M Fynn Offin river Ghanan
F Gharam love Arabic
M Ghassan old Arabic name Arabic
M Ghazi conqueror Arabic
M Gyasi wonderful child Akan
F Hani-Ah of happiness; bliss Arabic
M Haytham young hawk Arabic
M Hilal happiness Arabic
F Huda right guidance Arabic
F Ikhlas sincerity Arabic
F I’timad reliance; dependence Arabic
M Jabbar mighty Arabic
M Jabir consoler; comforter Arabic
M Jojo born on Monday Fante
F Juhanah young girl Arabic
F Kakra younger of twins Fante
M Kareem precious and distinguished Arabic
M Kaseem divided Arabic
M Kesse fat at birth Fante
F Kessie fat at birth Fante
F Kifah struggle Arabic
F Kisi born on Sunday Ghanan
M Kobby born on Tuesday Ghanan
M Kobena born on Tuesday Ghanan
M Kobina born on Tuesday Ghanan
M Kodwo born on Monday Twi
M Kofi born on Friday Ghanan
M Kojo born on Monday Ghanan
M Komnan born on Monday Fante
M Kontar an only child Akan
M Kpodo elder of twins Ewe
M Krobo name of river in Ghana Ghanan
M Kufuo father shared birth pangs Fante
F Kukua born on Wednesday Ghanan
F Kunto third child Twi
M Kuuku born on Wednesday Ghanan
F Kuukuwa born on Wednesday Ghanan
M Kwabena born on Tuesday Akan
M Kwabla born on Tuesday Ghanan
M Kwadwo born on Monday Ghanan
M Kwadz born on Monday Ghanan
M Kwak born on Wednesday Ghanan
M Kwakou born on Wednesday Ewe
M Kwaku born on Wednesday Ghanan
M Kwame born on Saturday Akan
M Kwamena born on Saturday Ghanan
M Kwami born on Saturday Ghanan
M Kwasi born on Sunday Akan
M Kweben born on Tuesday Ghanan
M Kweku born on Wednesday Ghanan
M Kwesi born on Sunday Ghanan
M Kyere unknown Akan
F Lu’lu pearls Arabic
M Lumo born face downward Ewe
F Lumusi born face downward Ewe
M Majid glorious Arabic
F Malikah queen Arabic
F Mama born on Saturday Fante
F Aba born on Thursday Fante
F Abal wild rose Arabic
F Abam second child after twins Twi
M Aban old Arabic name Arabic
M Abdul-Karim servant of the Noble One Arabic
M Abdul-Samad servant of the Eternal Arabic
M Abeeku born on Wednesday Fante
F Abena born on Tuesday Fante
F Abina born on a Thursday Akan
F Abla born on Wednesday Ghanan
M Abla born on Wednesday Ghanan
M Addae morning sun Akan
M Adeben twelfth-born Akan
M Adika first child of second husband Ewe
F Adjo born on Monday Ghanan
F Adjua born on Monday Ghanan
M Adofo warrior Akan
M Adom help from God Akan
M Adusa thirteenth- born Akan
M Adwin creative Ghanan
F Adwoa born on Monday Fante
F Adzo born on Monday Ghanan
F Afafa first child of second husband Ewe
F Afi born on Friday Ewe
M Afram Afram river in Ghana Ghanan
F Afryea born during good times Ewe
F Afua born on Friday Ewe
M Agyei messenger from God Akan
M Agyeman fourteenth-born Akan
M Agyemang unknown Akan
M Agymah one who leaves his community Fante
F A’ishah life; prosperity Arabic
F Ajoba born on Monday Ghanan
F Akosua born on Sunday Ewe
F Aku born on Wednesday Ghanan
F Akua born on Wednesday Ewe
F Akuba born on Wednesday Ghanan
M Akwasi born on Sunday Ghanan
F Akwete elder of twins Ga
M Akwetee younger of twins Ga
F Akwokwo younger of twins Ga
F Ama born on Saturday Ewe
M Ametefe born after father’s death Ewe
F Ameyo girl born on Saturday Ewe
F Ami born on Saturday Ghanan
M Amin, Ameen faithful; trustworthy Arabic
M Amir, Ameer prince Arabic
F Amma born on Saturday Ghanan
M Amoa unknown Akan
M Amoani unknown Akan
M Ampah trust Akan
M Anane the fourth son Akan
F Anbarin of ambergris Arabic
F Antobam posthumous child Fante
F Araba born on Tuesday Ghanan
M Asamoah unknown Akan
M Ashon seventh-born son Akan
M Ata twin Fante
F Atiyah gift; present Arabic
M Ato born on Saturday Ghanan
M Atoapem born on Saturday Ghanan
M Atsu younger of twins Ewe
M Atu born on Saturday Fante
M Atwotwe eighth-born Akan
F Awo born on Saturday Ghanan
F Awusi born on a Sunday Akan
M Azhar shining; luminous Arabic
M Azzam determined; resolved Arabic
F Baba born on Thursday Fante
M Badu tenth born child Ghanan
F Bashirah bringer of good tidings Arabic
M Boadi unknown Akan
F Boahinmaa has left her community Ewe
M Bobo born on Tuesday Fante
M Bodua an animal’s tail Akan
M Bour a rock Ghanan
M Coblah born on Tuesday Ewe
M Coffie born on Friday Ewe
M Coujoe born on Monday Ewe
F Dhakirah remembers God frequently Arabic
M Manu second-born Akan
M Mawulawde God will provide Ewe
M Mawuli there is a God Ewe
F Mawusi in the hands of God Ewe
F Mayyasah walk with a proud gait Arabic
M Mensah third son Ewe
M Minkah justice Akan
F Morowa queen Akan
M Msrah sixth-born Akan
M Muhsin beneficent; charitable Arabic
F Mushirah giving counsel; advising Arabic
M Naim ease; tranquility Arabic
F Najla of wide eyes Arabic
F Nana mother of the earth Ghanan
F Nanyamka God’s gift Ewe
F Nibras lamp; light Arabic
F Nida’ call Arabic
M Nkrumah ninth-born Akan
M Nsoah seventh-born Akan
M Nyamekye God’s gift Akan
F Nyankomago second child after twins Twi
M Odom oak tree Ghanan
M Oko the elder one of twins Ghanan
M Osei noble Fante
M Owusu unknown Akan
M Owusuwao unknown Akan
F Ozigbodi patience Ewe
M Panyin elder of twins Akan
F Panyin elder of twins Fante
M Prah Prah river Ghanan
F Qadriyah to believe in God’s will Arabic
F Qamar full moon Arabic
M Qasim divider; distributor Arabic
F Ra’idah leader Arabic
F Ra’ifah merciful Arabic
F Riham lasting; fine rain Arabic
F Rihana sweet basil Arabic
M Sabir patient Arabic
F Sa’dah happiness Arabic
F Sa’diyah fortunate Arabic
F Samihah generous Arabic
F Samirah entertaining companion Arabic
F Serwa noblewoman Ewe
M Shafiq compassionate; tender Arabic
F Shams sun Arabic
F Sharifah noble; honored Arabic
M Siisi born on Sunday Ghanan
F Sisi born on Sunday Fante
M Sisi born on Sunday Fante
M Sono elephant Akan
F Suhaimah small arrow Arabic
F Suhair proper name Arabic
M Tano Tano river Ghanan
F Tasnim fountain in paradise Arabic
F Tawbah repentance Arabic
F Tawiah first child after twins Ga
F Thema queen Akan
M Tse younger of twins Ewe
M Tuaco eleventh-born child Ghanan
M Tuako eleventh-born child Ga
M Twia born after twins Fante
M Ubadah servant of god Arabic
F Wafaa’ faithfulness Arabic
F Wafiqah successful Arabic
F Yaa born on Thursday Ewe
F Yaaba born on Thursday Ghanan
F Yaayaa born on Thursday Ghanan
M Yafeu bold Ibo
F Yakootah emerald Arabic
F Yamha dove Arabic
M Yao born on Thursday Ewe
M Yasin one of Muhammad’s names Arabic
M Yaw born on Thursday Ghanan
M Yawo born on Thursday Akan
F Ye elder of twins Ewe
M Yokow born on Thursday Ghanan
M Yoofi born on Friday Akan
M Yooku born on Wednesday Fante
M Yorkoo born on Thursday Fante
F Zuhrah brightness Arabic

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