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Zulu Baby Names - Male

Zulu children are named before they are born. Babies are named depending on circumstances or relationships in the family. The Zulu tribe doesn't have a naming ceremony, but rather a ceremony called imbeleko to introduce the new baby to the family's ancestors.



NAME  MEANING
AmukelaniAccept
Ayanda They Augment The Family
  
BafanaBoys
BangizweFighting For Land; Born In A Civil War
BhekifaExpecting Inheritence
BhekizizweLook After The Nations
BonganiBe Thankful
BuyisiweReturned
  
CelokwakheAsking One's Due
ChakideWeasel
CothozaWalk Carefully
  
DelaniContent
DingiswayoA Great Zulu King
DumisanePraising
DumisilePraised
  
FanyanaLittle Boy
FundaniLearn
  
GamalakheHis Name
GaziniBlood
GwalaCoward
  
ImpisiHyena
IngiyabThe Great Serpent
IzagalaA Stick
JamaStand Still
  
KakakaName Of A Zulu Prince
KhayalethuOur Home
KhulaniGrowing Up
KhweziBright Morning Star
KubuRebellion
  
LangalibaleleShining Sun
LindaniWait; Be Patient
LindelaniWaiting For Him
LizwiHe Is The Voice
LungaBe Good/Kind
LungeloPrivilege
LuyandaIt (Love) Is Growing
LwaziThe One With Knowledge
  
MalusiShepherd
MandlakheHis Efforts
Manelesi Satisfier
MapozaOne Who Chases People
MduduziBring Hope
MeshindiWinner, Conqueror, Victor
MinenhleGood Day
MlungisiThe One Who Brings Order
MnqobiConquerer
MpenduloReply
MpucukoCivilization
MqondisiDirector
MthokozisiThe One Who Gives Joy
MthunziPower
Muzikayise He Who Builds His Father's Home
MzamoAttempts, Puts In Effort
MzwakheHis Home
MzwandileHome Expanded
  
NdonsaBright Morning Star
NdumisoPraise
Nhlakanipho Wisdom
Njabulo Happiness
NkanyisoLight
Nkosinathi God Is With Us
NkosiphenduleGod Has Answered
NqobaniYou Must Conquerer
NtuthukoDevelopment
  
PhakamaStand Up
PhesheyaOverseas
PhilaniWe Are In Good Health
PhumelelaProsperity
PhumulaniRest
  
QedusiziEnd Misery
QiniselaPersevere
  
SakhileWe Have Built
SaneleWe Are Satified / Have Enough
SduduzoMake One Feel Better
SfisoWish
ShakahFounder Of The Zulu Empire
SibongiseniWe Are Thankful
SifisoWhat We Wished For
SikhosiphiWhere Are We
SipheleleWe Are Complete
Sipho Gift
Sithembiso A Promise
Siyanda We Are Increasing
SlindileWaiting
SqalesihleBeautiful
  
TandieFire
ThandoLove
ThembinkosiTrust In The Lord
ThulaniBe Still / Quiet
  
UlwaziThe One With Knowledge
  
VelabahlekeAmuser
VukaniRise And Shine
VusumuziBuilder Of The Home
  
XheguOld Man
XolaniYou All Have Peace; To Forgive
  
ZamaTry
ZenzeleDo It By Yourself
ZithembeTrust Yourself
ZuzumuziHousehold Beneficiary
ZwelikudeFar Away

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