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Popular Baby Names in South Africa, 2019 –

Popular Baby Names in South Africa, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to Statistics South Africa, the most popular baby names in the country in 2019 were Melokuhle and Enzokuhle. Here are South Africa’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019: Girl N…
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Amahle

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Photo by Kenex Media sa on Pexels.com Origin: ZuluMeaning: "the good ones; the beautiful ones."Gender: unisexPronunciation: (ah-MAH-shey) The name comes directly from the Zulu phrase ama (plural article) & hle (beautiful, good, nice). Sources https://www.behindthename.com/name/amahlehttps://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Zulu_given_nameshttps://www.africa.upenn.edu/afl/zulunames.htmhttps://isizulu.net/
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Popular Baby Names in South Africa, 2018 –

Popular Baby Names in South Africa, 2018 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to Statistics South Africa, the most popular baby name in the country last year — for both baby boys and baby girls — was (again) Enzokuhle. Here are South Africa’s top …
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Ayanda

Ayanda | Name News | Scoop.it
Photo by Zen Chung on Pexels.com Origin: Zulu, Xhosa, NdebeleMeaning: "they are increasing."Gender: unisexi-AHN-dah The name is from a Zulu, Xhosa and Ndebele phrase, meaning "they are increasing." Sources https://www.behindthename.com/name/ayandahttps://briefly.co.za/25257-50-uncommon-xhosa-names-boys-girls-meaning-2020.html
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Thandiwe

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Origin: Ndebele, Zulu, Xhosa or Swati. Meaning: "loved." Gender: feminine (tan-DEE-weh) The name is used in several closely related South African languages, from a word meaning "loved." A notable bearer is British actress, Thandie Newton (nee Melanie Thandiwe Newton b. 1972) https://www.behindthename.com/name/thandiwe https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Zulu_given_names
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These were the top 10 baby names for boys and girls in every province in South Africa last year

These were the top 10 baby names for boys and girls in every province in South Africa last year | Name News | Scoop.it
The most popular name for babies in 2018 was Enzokuhle, for both boys and girls, but some provinces had different ideas about the ideal name for a South African baby.
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