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Kamau Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Kamau is of African origin.

The meaning of Kamau is "quiet warrior".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 6800 in baby name popularity for boys with 12 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Kamau Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Kamau has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Kamau to other names.


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Be creative with the name Kamau.

Just for fun, see the name Kamau in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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African names encompass a variety of cultures, religions and languages.

Most people in North Africa are of the Muslim faith and therefore tend to use Muslim, Arabic names when naming their children. Central and South Africa maintain the influence of Western culture and frequently use European names when naming their children.

Traditional African names often reflect the order, time, or season of the child's birth. For example born on a given day or at a certain time, first born or second born. The name may also represent circumstances, for example, born while father was away. It is also common for given names to be vocabulary words from the local language.