Many parents of African-American babies want to find an ethnic name with significant meaning in black culture. Doing so preserves the legacy of our ancestors while giving the child a unique and distinct name.
Aisha – a baby name of Muslim origin, means Life or Lively
Aliyah – American meaning is Immigrant to a new home; Muslim meaning is Exalted; alternate spelling: Aaliyah
Trinity – Latin, American, means three in one
Davina – an African-American baby name with Hebrew and English origins, means Beloved or Cherished; alternate spelling: Davinah
Kiara – Irish, American, means dark. Feminine of Ciaran, name of a saint
Zakiyyah – a Muslim baby name, means Sharp, Intellectual, Pure, Pious
Lakeisha – an English baby name, means Joyful; alternate spelling: Laquetia
Jasmine – Persian, American, from the name of the flower
Kayla – a baby name of Greek origin, means Pure; alternate spelling: Kaylah
Diamond – a name of English origin, means Bridge protector
Demarco – an African-American baby name, means Of Mark
Chikae – an African-American name, means God’s power
Deion – an African-American baby name, means God; alternate spellings include Deon and Dion
Klevon – An African-American name, means cliff
Malik – an Arabic baby name, means Master
Darius – a baby name with Egyptian, Greek and Biblical roots; the American meaning is Pharaoh
Jamal – a name of Arabic, American and Muslim origins meaning handsome
Demond – an African-American baby name, means Of man
Elon – an African-American baby name, means Oak, Strong; Biblical meaning is Spirit
Christian – English, American, Irish, Greek and Latin origins, means follower of Christ
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