[ syll. ya-wa, yaw-a ] The baby girl name Yawa is pronounced as YAAWAH †. Yawa is used mostly in the Ewe and Twi languages. It is of African-Akan origin. The name means girl born on Thursday.
The Fante and Twi Aba, the Ewe Ayaba, and the Akan and Ewe Yaa are derivatives of the name.
See also the related categories, ewe, twi, and akan.
Yawa is not frequently used as a baby girl name. It is not ranked within the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Yawa include Yachi, Yacki, Yackie, Yacky, Yacqi, Yacqui, Yaeko, Yaja, Yaki, Yasu, Yaxha, Yaxhah, Yeshee, Yeshey, Yeshi, Yeshie, Yeshy, Yésica, Yi Ze, and Yiesha.
† approx English pronunciation for Yawa: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"