Okay, Here is the game and a promise. After going through the list and not being able to find your great Ghanaian Names,don't forget to type it in the comment below, I will be back to get you the meaning. Deal👌
When I was a little boy, my grandmother used to tell my siblings and myself stories of our great Ghanaian heritage.
she could sit us down by the fire and explain to use why we were given certain names and the meanings, attributes and appellations attached to them.
Too bad that granny is dead and not around to continue her educational path in our lives.
Today , I have taken it upon myself to let the Ghanaian people know the implications and meanings of the names they parents gave to them during their time of birth.
Both males and females made it to my list:
Starting with most common names
Kofi - one who was born on a Friday
Kwame - one who was born on a Saturday
Abam - A child who is the second child after twins
Kplorm - meaning be my guide
Abeeku - One who is born on Wednesday
Mawuli - meaning God exists.
Nkrumah - a child who is the 9th born child of his family.
Adekorafo - meaning a Treasurer
Adjo - a child
who is born on a Monday
Kienam - meaning shine.
Aboagye - a child who is powerful and complete in general.
Mawufeasi - meaning God's hand
Makafui - meaning I will praise his name.
Abronoma - means a Dove
Commmie -a child who is born on a Saturday
Acheampong - a child that grew up and gave birth to the king
Addae - means the morning sun
Kafui - meaning I will praise him
Malike - meaning I will be established
Kojo - a male who is Born on Monday
Manorgbe - meaning I shall live.
Danquah - means something everlasting
Adom - meaning my Help from God
Kaatachi - means one who is born a Paramount chief or leader
Elolo - meaning God is great.
Adric - a child who is a blessed ruler
Danso - means a child born to be Reliable.
Adwenpa - a child who gives good ideas
Agyei - means a Messenger from God
Botwe - means being the 8th born in a family
Ebo - a child who is born on a Tuesday
Dziedzorm - means I am grateful
Agyenim - means being the great one from God
Agymah - a child who leaves his community
and moves elsewhere.
Bediako - a child who is a warrior
KWamena - a child who is born on Saturday
Bubune - means giving honour to Him
Coblah - a child who is born on Tuesday
Dodzi - means to persevere
Ekow - a male child or Boy born on Thursday
Elikplim - means My God is with me.
Madonudenu - means All my confidence is in the Lord
kwaku - a male child born on Wednesday
Nyankomago - a name that means being the second child after