SOUTH AFRICAN NAMES

There are a number of names that can be considered to be truly South African - on this site some of the names used in South Africa will be listed under the various languages from which they stem or in which communities they are used most often.

Afrikaans
English
IsiNdebele
IsiXhosa
IsiZulu 
Northern Sotho
Sesotho
Setswana
SiSwati
Tshivenda
Xitsonga

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Related links
Afrikaans Names - a couple of newly created names
Sesotho.web.za names - extensive list of Basotho names
Stamouers.com - names of ancestors that arrived in South African from Europe and Asia
Zulu names - a list of Zulu names
Swazi king names
Zulu king names


Contributors:
Rethabile Masilo
Belinda Legoase
Noloyiso Nonyongo
Mmadira Modiba
Hangwani Musehana
Nonhle Msane
Lulama Matiwana


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J. Olivier (2009)
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