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List of Luhya names and their meanings

The tribe Luhya or Abaluhya from Western Kenyan region are popularity know of their love of chicken'ingokho', Ugali'vusuma' and bull fighting.

When the child is born,it is considered a blessing from ancestor as a result, naming of children is mostly done by parents in luhyaland.

Luhya girls names

1.Naliaka

The name Naliaka came from the Luhya word 'liliaka' which means weeding.

2.Nasimiyu

The name means born during the dry season.

3.Nanjala

Means the child was born in hunger and famine season.

4.Nafula

Means the child born during raining seasons.

5.Nekasa

The name means the child was born during harvesting seasons.

6.Natela

This means light and brightness.

7.Nabwire

Nabwire is Luhya word whom born in the evening.

8.Khisa

Names simply means following twins.

Luhya boys names

9.Wafula

The boychild was born during raining seasons.

10.simiyu

The child born during dry season.

11.Wamalwa

It actually mean that the boy has been born during brewing seasons.

12.Wanyonyi

The name came from the word enyonyi, which means weed, the boy was born during the weeding seasons.

13.Wekesa

born during harvesting.

14.Wanjala

Was born during famine season.

15.Nyongesa

The boy was born on Saturday.

16.Wasike

boy was born during the locust seasons.

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