Black People : african Names

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  1. Nubian One

    Nubian One Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I was reading this thread and was wondering

    ..do any of you have an African name?
    Whether it was given to you at birth or if you chose it for yourself.. ..

    if so what is it??
     
  2. spicybrown

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    Nubian One

    My birth name: "Fatima" is multi-ethnic/cultural....Muslim, Spanish, African, Arabic......
     
  3. jamesfrmphilly

    jamesfrmphilly going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    SEITU - i think it means multi talented.....
     
  4. panafrica

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    I don't a "legal" African name, but both my children have African names taken from their mother's people.
     
  5. spicybrown

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    You can't get any more African than... Panafrica.....(let the stage names count also.)
     
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    My Kamitic (Afrikan) name is 'Sharma Men Ra'. It means "He who maintains and stabilizes the life force". It was given to me by one of the Priests of the Ausar-Auset Society here in Atlanta.



    Htp.u
     
  7. Tantrum

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    My real name is Chad-It dictionary meaning is pieces ofcarboard paper-LOL
    Yet there is a country-Hahahahaha-Yes im am A Country

    Republic of Chad, French République du Tchad, landlocked state in north central Africa. It has an area of 495,755 square miles (1,284,000 square kilometres). It is bounded on the north by Libya, on the east by The Sudan, on the south by the Central African Republic, and on the west by Cameroon, Nigeria, and Niger. The capital, N'Djamena (formerly Fort-Lamy), is almost 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometres) by road from the western African coastal ports.

    Brief Info.....
     
  8. panafrica

    panafrica Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    That's absolutely correct...pretty good brother Tantrum. I actually know a couple of people from Chad!
     
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    Noluthando, meaning mother of love in isiZulu or Xhosa.
     
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    my son's first name is amharic and means leader and his middle name is Ase......but we've always called him saba (he was born on jan 7th)
     
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