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Popular South African boy names

#Name Meaning
1 Adricoming from or resident of Adria
2 AdriaanOne from the city of Adria
3 AidenLittle Fire
4 Albertbeautifully by noble behavior
5 AlbertusExalted, shining with fame
6 AlexanderGuardian
7 Alwynfriend
8 Andre
9 Andrémanlike, manly, brave
10 AndriesManly
11 Anrich
12 Anru
13 Antoninvaluable
14 AntonieThe invaluable
15 ArendHe who reigns as an Eagle
16 ArmandArmy man; soldier. Famous Bearer: romantic actor Armand Assante.
17 ArnoHe who reigns as an Eagle
18 AshlinLives at the ash tree pool.
19 Awie
20 BarendBear Brave
21 Bennathe blessed
22 Bernardstrong and brave as a bear
23 BertieDiminutive of Bertrand: Intelligent; Glorious raven. French form of the German Bertram, meaning bright-raven. Philosopher and mathematician Bertrand Russell. Some scholars believe the second syllable of Bertrand derived from a word meaning shield.
24 BrandonDerived from a surname and place name based on the Old English for 'hill covered with broom'. Broom is a prolific weed. Also, 'From the beacon hill'.
25 Brianhigh
26 Burgerprotector of the army
27 Burgert
28 Carela non-noble freeman
29 CharlDude, man, big or free man, Male, strong
30 Chrisanointed
31 Christiaananointed
32 ChristoFollower
33 ChristopherChristopher is an English given name for men. It changed from a Greek name "Christophoros", which means "bearing Christ" or "Christ-bearer". It is a combination of 2 Greek words: Christos (Christ) and phero (to bear, to carry).
34 CliveCliff. Lives at the cliffs. From an English surname and place name. Famous bearer 18th century British soldier and statesman Robert Clive was known as 'Clive of India'.Lives at the cliffs.
35 CobusHe grabbed the heel, He will protect
36 CoenraadExperienced in counseling
37 Coenrad
38 CorneThe horned
39 CorneliusThe horned
40 CyrilMaster; lord.
41 DanieGod is my duty doer
42 DanielGod is my judge
43 DavidDavid is a both used as a male given name and a surname, and is mostly a given name in English and French Hebrew origin. The name was derived from the Hebrew name "Dawid", which means "Darling" or "Beloved". David is often shortened to "Dave/Davey/Davie/Davy". David was the second and greatest of the kings of Israel in the 10th century BC.
44 Dawidbeloved
45 De Villiers
46 DeanFrom a surname derived from the Old English 'denu', meaning valley. Famous bearers: American actor and singer Dean Martin, American statesman Dean Acheson.
47 DeandreMasculinity
48 DeonNoble (nobility)
49 DerickRuler
50 DesmondFrom South Munster. An Irish surname referring to Munster: (one of ancient Ireland's five regions.).
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Popular South African girl names

#Name Meaning
1 AbigailThe father rejoices
2 AdelNoble, Kind
3 AdeleNoble
4 Adricoming from or resident of Adria
5 AlettaOf noble birth
6 AliciaOf noble birth
7 AlidaOf noble birth
8 Alomadove abbreviation of paloma
9 Altahigh
10 AmandaFrom the Latin word amanda, meaning "lovable." Literary; poets and playwrights brought this name into popular usage in the seventeenth century.
11 AmeliaVariant of Amelia: From the Old German Amalburga, meaning labour and the Latin Aemilia.
12 Andreamanlike, manly, brave
13 Ané
14 AnelWind / God of the wind
15 Anelda
16 Angelique
17 AnikaDutch form of Anne.
18 AnitaGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
19 AnjaFinnish and Slovene version of the given name Anna.
20 AnnaGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
21 AnnekeLittle Ann
22 Annelinecharming, gracious
23 AnnelizeGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
24 AnnemarieGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
25 AnnemieBitter grace.
26 AnnetteVariant of Ann: A variant of Hannah introduced to Britain in the 13th century, made popular in the 14th century by the cult of St Anne. The form of the name varies with fashion:.
27 AnnikaVariant of Ann: A variant of Hannah introduced to Britain in the 13th century, made popular in the 14th century by the cult of St Anne. The form of the name varies with fashion:.
28 Anri
29 Antionettebeyond price
30 Antoinetteinvaluable
31 AntonetteThe invaluable
32 Anzeldivine helmet
33 AshleyLives in the ash tree grove. Derived from a surname and place name based on the Old English word for ash wood. Famous bearer: Ashley, the male character in Margaret Mitchell's popular 'Gone with the Wind'. Both a male and female name.
34 BeatrixBringer Of Joy
35 BelindaFrom the Old German Betlindis, which is derived from the word for snake.
36 BenitaWest-Brabant name
37 Bernelee
38 BiancaWhite; shining. A variant of the French Blanche.
39 BiankaWhite; shining. A variant of the French Blanche.
40 CarienClean and pure
41 Carinclean or pure
42 Carinaclean or pure
43 Carlameans the same as guy
44 CarliFree
45 CarmenGarden. The Spanish form of the Hebrew Carmel. Famous bearer: Bizet's opera 'Carmen', first performed in 1875.
46 Catharinaclean or pure
47 CeciliaGhost
48 Chandre
49 Chané
50 ChanePlant
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