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African Meaning


What does African mean?

The name African is of English origin.

The meaning of African is "land of the Afri".

African is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-fri-can.

The Given Name African

The weather name African, has a wonderfully sophisticated quality.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

A bold name that will be brilliant to parents.

African falls into the weather name category.

African Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how African has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the African Name Popularity Page.

African Related Names

Variants of the name African include Affrica, Affricah, Affrika, Affrikah, Africah, Afrika, Afrikah.

Famous Africans

    African Numerology

    Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of African.

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    African Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name African in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name African.

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

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the African in Nautical Flags page.