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Somali Names for Girls

Somali NamesAiyanaKaleefaKaleaphaKaleafahKaleafaIannaIanaDekahDekaDeckahDeckaDeccahDeccaCalifaAyannaAyaniaAyanaAyanAiyannaAhyana

There are 29 Somali names for baby girls. Somalia is located along the East African coast, wrapped around the Horn of Africa. Somalians speak Somali and Arabic, and many are fluent in English and Italian as a result of the country’s colonial past. Somalia is a largely Muslim country, which helps to explain the Arabic influence on names. Despite the prevalence of Arabic names, traditional Somali names continue to be popular among parents, such as with Ayana, which means beautiful flower.

Somali names are somewhat popular as baby girl names. The names' popularity has been growing since the 1990s. Their usage peaked modestly in 2010 with 0.046% of baby girls being given Somali names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 2 Somali names. In 2015, their usage was 0.017% with 1 Somali name listed among the top 1000.


SOMALI NAMES:

Ayana beautiful flower; eternal bloom ... language of origin is Native American and ... baby girls were named Ayana ...

NAMES RELATED TO SOMALI:

Ahyana beautiful flower ... has its origins in the African-Somali language ... uncommon as a baby name for girls ...

Aiyana eternal bloom; beautiful flower ... mainly used in the English language ... rather popular as a baby girl name ...

Aiyanna beautiful flower; eternal bloom ... of Native American and African-Somali origin ...

Ayan beautiful flower; colorful sound ... has its origins in the African-Somali and ...

Ayania beautiful flower ...The origin of Ayania is the African-Somali language ... a seldom used baby name for girls ...

Ayanna beautiful flower; eternal bloom ... language of origin is Native American and ...

Califa chaste, holy one ...The origin of Califa is African-Somali ... uncommon as a baby girl name ...

Decca one who pleases ... language of origin is African-Somali ... not popular as a baby girl name ...

Deccah one who pleases ...The origin of Deccah is the African-Somali language ... not often used as a baby girl name ...

Decka one who pleases ... has its origins in the African-Somali language ... not often used as a baby girl name ...

Deckah one who pleases ...The origin of Deckah is the African-Somali language ... an unusual baby name for girls ...

Deka one who pleases ... of African-Somali origin ... not popular as a baby name for girls ...

Dekah one who pleases ... origin is African-Somali ... not frequently used as a baby girl name ...

Iana beautiful flower ...The origin of Iana is the African-Somali language ... a rare baby girl name ...

Ianna beautiful flower; Yahweh is gracious, ... used chiefly in English, and it is derived ...

Kaleafa chaste, holy one ...The origin of Kaleafa is African-Somali ... not popular as a baby girl name ...

Kaleafah chaste, holy one ... of African-Somali origin ... rarely used as a baby name for girls ...

Kaleapha chaste, holy one ...The origin of Kaleapha is African-Somali ... unusual as a baby name for girls ...

Kaleefa chaste, holy one ... origin is African-Somali ... unusual as a baby name for girls ...

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