Bwana - Meaning of Bwana

What does Bwana mean?

[ syll. bwa-na, bw-ana ] The baby boy name Bwana is pronounced BWAANAH †. Bwana's language of origin is African-Swahili. Bwana is of the meaning 'gentleman'.

A variation of Bwana is Bwanah.

See also the related category swahili.

Bwana is not popular as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Bwana include Bajnoc, Bajnock, Bajnok, Banga (African), Banjo, Banjoe, Banky, Banna, Banning, Bannoc, Bannoch, Bannock, Bannok, Bannyng, Bansea, Bansee, Bansey, Bansi (Indian), Bansie, and Bansy.

† approx English pronunciation for Bwana: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"



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