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Maasai Names For New Born And Their Meaning

The Maasai people have got the best culture traditions ,the community has got ways of giving out the names to the new born. The naming process involves some tradition practises ,the mother of the baby shave the hair when the baby is given the name, the event normally occur in the morning conducted by the elders or the old women .The names are given basing on the following condition,the weather pattern ,time of the day, naming according to the ancestors .

The naming process is to be adhere since the name play critical role in future, the baby is reward a cow and milk springle on the head ,the event is follow by the a ceremony has women Ululate and say the name given to the baby .

The Maasai community in Kenya lives in the following counties,Kajiado, Narok, Samburu,Laikipia and outskirts of Nairobi they depend entirely on the livestock farming .

The name given to each child has got a meaning some names as shown below

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Kenya Maasai Narok Samburu Ululate


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