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Girl Names of Ewe usage or origin

Ewe names for baby girls, with 22 entries. Ewe people live mostly in Ghana, Benin and southern Togo. They speak Ewe or its dialects and are mostly an agrarian community. Ewes like give their children several names which correspond to events or situations that surround the time in which the kids are born. An interesting aspect of this pertains to which day of the week the child is born. For example, a girl born on Wednesday would be called Aku, or one of the Wednesday names.

Ewe names are somewhat popular as baby girl names. The names' popularity increased from the 1940s up to the 1980s. Their usage peaked in 1985 with 0.886% of baby girls being given Ewe names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there was 1 Ewe name. The names have slipped in popularity since then. In 2016, their usage was only 0.097% with 1 Ewe name listed among the top 1000.


Abla voluptuous; born on Tuesday ... used chiefly in Akan, Ewe, Arabic, ... variant of Abena ...

Abrah girl born on Tuesday; father of ... of Hebrew and African-Akan origin, and ... variant form of Abra ...

Afua born on Friday ... an African, Ewe, Swahili, and Twi name of ... not regularly used as a baby name for ...

Akosiwa girl born on Sunday ... used chiefly in Ewe and it is derived ... variant of Akosua ...

Aku girl born on Wednesday ... used predominantly in Ewe and Twi ... derived from African-Akan origins ...

Akua girl born on Wednesday ... language of origin is African-Akan, and it is ... an unusual baby name for girls ...

Akuwa girl born on Wednesday ... has its origins in the African-Akan ... derivative of Akua ...

Ayaba girl born on Thursday ... origin is African-Akan, and its use, Ewe ... variant transcription of Yawa ...

Edem God has chosen or delivered me ... has its origins in the African-Ewe language ... not in the top 1000 names ...

Fafa peace ... largely used in Ewe and its origin is ... seldom used as a baby name for girls ...

Kafui praise him ... mainly used in the Ewe language and its ... unusual as a baby girl name ...

Mawuena god's gift ... used mostly in Ewe and its language of ... not popular as a baby name for girls ...

Mawusi in the hands of God ... used predominantly in African and Ewe ... Its origin is African-Ewe ...

Yaa girl born on Thursday ... primarily used in Akan and Ewe ... of African-Akan origin ... form of Yawa ...

Yawa girl born on Thursday ... used mostly in the Ewe and Twi languages ... of African-Akan origin ...

Ewe lineage ... language of origin is Hawaiian and it is also ... not often used as a baby girl name ...

Quaashie born on Sunday ... has its origins in the African-Ewe ... not popular as a baby girl name ...

Quashi born on Sunday ... language of origin is African-Ewe ... form of Quaashie ... not in the top 1000 names ...

Quashie born on Sunday ... language of origin is African-Ewe ... form of Quaashie ... not in the top 1000 names ...

Quashy born on Sunday ... has its origins in the African-Ewe ... form of Quaashie ... not in the top 1000 names ...

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