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Xhosa - Meaning of Xhosa

What does Xhosa mean?

Meaning of the name XhosaXho

[ syll. (x)ho-sa, xh-osa ] The baby boy name Xhosa is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as GZOWSAH †. The origin of Xhosa is African. The name is of the meaning leader.

Xho (contraction) is a variant of Xhosa.

See also the related category leader (king).

Xhosa is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Xhosa include Xillao, Gaagi, Gaagii, Gabbae, Gabbai, Gabbay, Gabbaye, Gace, Gaddo (Hausa), Gagi, Gagii, Gahuj, Gaice, Gaius (English), Gaizka, Garrek (English), Garri (English), Garric (Scottish), Garrik (English), and Garryc.

† approx English pronunciation for Xhosa: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"


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