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Top Kikuyu Traditional Feminine Names And What They Actually Mean

Traditional African names often have unique stories behind them. From the day or time a baby is born to the circumstances surrounding the birth, several factors influence the names parents choose for their children. Below are some top Kikuyu feminine names and what they mean.

1) WANGARI



The name means of the leopard, fierce, or tough. These ladies are often calm in their affair and how they crack their laughter. They can become pressing at times but are mostly charming and lovable. They rank highly as wife materials.

2) NJOKI

Njoki is another Kikuyu feminine name meaning She who returned from the dead (resurrected). People with the name Njoki have a deep inner desire for a stable, loving family and a need to work with others and to be appreciated.

3) NYAMBURA

The name Nyambura is derived From Kikuyu word mbura meaning "rain". This is the name of one of the nine daughters of Mumbi in the Kikuyu origin legend. People with the name Nyambura are usually Christianity by religion.

4) NYAWĨRA 

Wira is a Kikuyu word for work - so nyawira is someone who is hardworking.

5) NYOKABI

Kikuyus call the maasai "ukabi" this was for girls born from this intermarriage meaning she who came from maasai land.

6) WACUKA

Means "cotton fabric one" in Kikuyu. The meaning of the given name Wacuka represents compassion, creativity, reliability, generosity, loyalty and a love for domestic life.

7) WAITHERERO

Literally, the name means "of down river" in Kikuyu. These individuals are versatile, capable, talented, and creative. 

8) WANJA

Wanja Means "the one from outside" in Kikuyu.

Bonus

According to other countries, the name Wanja Means "Yahweh is Gracious "



9) WANJĨRA

Wanjira is a Girl name, meaning Of the road in Kikuyu origin.

10) WANJIRU

Njiru means black thus meaning one that comes from black or dark matter mainly in reference to skin colouration

11) MUTHONI

The meaning of Muthoni is an in-law. They brilliant ladies and they prefer to remain in charge of their own destiny. They have an enlightened and secretive social nature. They have a strong tendency to love sincerely and deeply.

12) NJERI

Njeri means a warrior (Someone who overcome situations or challenges). These Ladies portray strong emotions and fast reactions with a strong sense of adventure and involvement in different activities.

13) WANGECI

The name Wangeci is associated with pioneering. It gives you a responsible, self-sufficient, and dependable nature. Additionally, they show a strong commitment to friendships and relationships.

Others.

1) Mumbi: Means the potter or the one who moulds.

2) Warigia: Means "the last one" in Kikuyu.

3) Warũgũrũ: Means "the one from the west" in Kikuyu.

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