What does Wangari mean?
The meaning of Wangari is "not available".
Wangari is generally used as a girl's name.
It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Wan-ga-ri.
The Given Name Wangari
According to the Kikuyu origin myth, God created the primordial parents Gikuyu and Mumbi and showed them the land upon which they were to settle. Together they had ten daughters, one of whom they named Wangari.
The name Wangari may also possibly stem from the Kikuyu word ngari meaning "leopard".
Some famous bearers of this name include: Wangari Maathai.
In contrast, the year before less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
View the Wangari Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Wangari has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Wangari to other names.
Wangari Related Names
- Wangari Maathai ~ Nobel Prize for Peace 2004
Wangari Name Fun
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