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212 Beautiful Tsonga Baby Names

Hi Xitsonga, a name is a statement, instruction or a reminder to the individual, family, clan, ethnic group, and race; however, other names are honorary, symbolic and ancestral. We also have ancient names which we are still to verify their meanings; these names are in Mbai, Karanga, Lenge, etc.

MAVITO MA XITSONGA – A TO Y

[A]

  1. Ahlulani – Male. Separate (The Good from the Bad)
  2. Alani – Male. Refuse/Reject (The Bad)
  3. Amukelani – Unisex. Accept/Recognize
  4. Amukelo – Unisex. Acceptance
  5. Akani – Male. Build
  6. Andzisa – Unisex. Multiply (The Good)
  7. Andzani – Unisex. Grow (In Numbers)
  8. Andzisani – Unisex. Multiply (The Good)
  9. Andziso – Unisex. Growth

[B]

  1. Basani – Female. Be Pure
  2. Basambilu – Female. Pure Hearted
  3. Bombisani – Female. Adorn

[C]

  1. Chavani – Male. Be Afraid (of the Bad)
  2. Cukumetani – Male. Throw Away (The Bad)

 [D]

  1. Danisa – Female. Shame (The Enemy)
  2. Dzunani – Male. Be Proud
  3. Dzunisani – Unisex. Praise
  4. Dyondzani – Male. Learn
  5. Drondro (Dyondzo) – Unisex. Pool of Knowledge

[E]

  1. Endlani – Unisex. Deed
  2. Engetelo – Unisex. Addition (of Goodness)
  3. Entelo – Unisex. Depth
  4. Enelo – Female. Content

[F]

  1. Fanisa – Female. Be Exemplary
  2. Felani – Unisex. The One Worth Dying For
  3. Fikani – Male. Reach (a Higher Level)
  4. Fumani – Unisex. Be Wealthy
  5. Fundzhani – Male. Give Royal Respect
  6. Funungulo – Unisex. Revelation

[G]

  • Gavaza – Female. One who dresses elegantly

[H]

  1. Hanyani – Male. Live Long
  2. Hetisani – Unisex. Finish (What We Started)
  3. Hintekani – Female. Strive
  4. Hlamalani – Unisex. Wonder
  5. Hlanganani – Male. Unite
  6. Hlawulani – Unisex. Choose (The Right Path)
  7. Hlawuleka – Unisex. Chosen/ Perfect
  8. Hlayisani – Unisex. Protect
  9. Hlayiseka – Male. Be Safe
  10. Hlekani – Unisex. Laugh (The Hardship Has Ended)
  11. Hlengani – Unisex. Gather
  12. Hlomani – Male. Arm Yourselves
  13. Hlori – Female. Wonder
  14. Hlulani – Unisex. Be Victorious
  15. Horisani – Female. Heal
  16. Hlongavi – Unisex. The One Who Cannot be Enslaved

[K]

  1. Kambani – Male. Seek
  2. Kanelani – Female. Engage
  3. Katekani – Female. Be Blessed
  4. Khana – Female. Victory Dance
  5. Khensani – Unisex. Give Thanks
  6. Khomeleni – Unisex. Forgive
  7. Khongelani – Unisex. Pray
  8. Khinkhi – Unisex. Eventful
  9. Kotani – Male. Accomplish
  10. Kurisani – Female. Raise
  11. Kulani – Unisex. Grow
  12. Kurhula – Male. Peace

[L]

  1. Landzani – Unisex. Follow
  2. Langutani – Unisex. Behold
  3. Lavani – Male. Pursuit
  4. Lulama – Female. Be Righteous
  5. Luleka – Male. Correct The Way
  6. Lwandle – Unisex. Sea
  7. Langavi – Unisex. Flame

[M]

  1. Mahlori – Unisex. Wonders
  2. Makhanani – Female. Ever Happy
  3. Makungu – Unisex. Plan
  4. Marito – Female. Words
  5. Masana – Female. Morning Sunshine
  6. Masingita – Female. Miracles
  7. Masungulo – Unisex. Beginnings
  8. Matimba – Unisex. Power/Strength
  9. Matimu – Unisex. History made
  10. Mbhoni – Female. Witness
  11. Mbhuri – Female. Beautiful
  12. Mfanelo – Unisex. Noble Duty
  13. Mheho – Unisex. Direction
  14. Mikateko – Female. Blessings
  15. Miyelani – Unisex. Be Serene
  16. Mixo – Unisex. Dawn/Morning
  17. Mpfumelo – Female. Bond
  18. Mpimo – Unisex. Dimension/Measure
  19. Muhluri – Unisex. Victor
  20. Mulweri – Male. Defender/Protector
  21. Murisi – Male. Shepherd
  22. Musa – Unisex. Kindness
  23. Muvumbi / Mumbi – Unisex. Creator
  24. Murhi – Unisex. Cure (of Sorrow)
  25. Muvangi – Unisex. Trigger
  26. Munene – Male. Upright/ Righteous
  27. Masasani – Unisex. Helper
  28. Mutsemi – Male. The One Who Parts Evil
  29. Mongo – Male. Prime

[N]

  1. Ndzalama – Female. Emerald
  2. Ndzalo – Unisex. Abundance
  3. Neha – Female. Offer
  4. Nganakani – Male. Prince
  5. Nganakati – Female. Princess
  6. Nchamani – Unisex. The One Who Fears No One
  1. Nkulo – Unisex. Growth
  2. Nhlalala – Female. Honey Bird
  3. Nhlaluko – Male. Across The River (Victory)
  4. Nhlamulo – Unisex. Solution
  5. Nhlawuleko – Unisex. Chosen
  6. Nhlelo – Male. Selection
  7. Nhlengelo – Male. Sum (of Fortune/Goodness)
  8. Nhlengo – Male. Rally
  9. Nhleko – Unisex. Season of Laughter
  10. Nhlohlotelo – Unisex. Inspiration
  11. Nhlovo – Female. Autumn
  12. Nhluvuko – Unisex. Progress
  13. Njombo – Unisex. Luck
  14. Nkateko – Unisex. Lucky
  15. Nkavelo – Male. Our Share
  16. Nkoka – Male. Value/Worth
  17. Nkorwiso – Unisex. Satisfaction
  18. Ntlakuso – Female. Glory
  19. Nonisa – Female. Enrich
  20. Nsaseko – Female. Beauty
  21. Nseketelo – Unisex. Support
  22. Nsika – Male. Pillar/Strong Man
  23. Nsoma – Female. Family Anchor
  24. Nsovo – Unisex. Compassion/Mercy
  25. Nsuku – Unisex. Golden
  26. Ntivo – Unisex. Knowledge
  27. Ntiyiso – Unisex. Truth
  28. Ntsako – Unisex. Happiness
  29. Ntsakelo – Female. Gladness
  30. Ntsakisi – Female. Source of Happiness
  31. Ntsakiso – Female. Make Happy
  32. Ntsetselelo – Unisex. Mercy
  33. Ntshembo – Unisex. Faith/Trust
  34. Ntshovelo – Unisex. Harvest
  35. Ntshuxeko – Unisex. Freedom
  36. Ntsumi – Unisex. Angel
  37. Ntwelo – Female. Compassion
  38. Nyeleti – Female. Star
  39. Nyingiso – Unisex. Attention
  40. Nyiko – Unisex. Gift
  41. Nyoxana – Unisex. Excitement/ Joy
  42. N’wayitelo – Female. Smile

[P]

  1. Pfukani – Unisex. Rise
  2. Pfumelani – Unisex. Believe
  3. Pfunani – Female. Help
  4. Ponani – Female. Live To Tell The Tale
  5. Ponisa – Female. Deliver (From The Enemy)
  6. Pfumu – Unisex. Supremacy

[R]

  1. Rhandzu – Female. Lovely
  2. Rhangani – Male. Be The Pioneer
  3. Rhulani – Unisex. Be Peaceful
  4. Rifumu – Male. Wealth
  5. Rimukani – Female. Remember
  6. Rindzela – Unisex. Expect (Something Good)
  7. Ringeta – Unisex. Keep Trying
  8. Ripfumelo – Female. Belief
  9. Risima – Unisex. Value
  10. Risimati – Male. Valuable
  11. Risuna – Female. Pleasant Scent
  12. Rito – Unisex. Voice of Honour
  13. Rivoningo – Female. Light

[S]

  1. Sana – Female. Warm Sunray
  2. Sarisa – Female. Bid Farewell
  3. Saseka – Female. Beauty
  4. Sasekisa – Female. Beautify
  5. Sisimuka – Female. Rise
  6. Singila – Female. Nurture
  7. Saleleni – Unisex. Remainder

 [T]

  1. Teka – Male. Grasp
  2. Tengisa – Female. Purify
  3. Tintswalo – Female. Grace
  4. Tinyiko – Unisex. Gifts
  5. Tirhani – Unisex. Work Together
  6. Tiyisela – Unisex. Endure
  7. Tiyiselani – Unisex. Have Endurance
  8. Tlangelani – Unisex. Rejoice
  9. Tsakani – Unisex. Be Happy
  10. Tenga – Unisex. Be Tranquil
  11. Tshikani – Unisex. Leave (The Wrong Ways)
  12. Twelani – Female. Have compassion
  13. Tsundzuka – Unisex. Remember

[V]

  1. Vangama – Female. Shine Bright / Dazzle
  2. Vonani – Unisex. Behold
  3. Vukona – Female. Presence
  4. Vukosi – Male. Royalty
  5. Vulani – Unisex. Speak Volumes
  6. Vulombe – Female. Honey
  7. Vurhonga – Unisex. East/Dawn
  8. Vutivi – Female. Knowledge
  9. Vutlhari – Unisex. Wisdom
  10. Vutsonga – Unisex. East/Dawn
  11. Vuxa – Female. Dawn
  12. Vutomi – Unisex. Life

[W]

  1. Welani – Female. Cross the River (Conquer Obstacles)
  2. Wisani – Female. Rest
  3. Werhu – Unisex. Ours

[X]

  1. Xiavelo – Female. Share
  2. Xichavo – Female. Respect
  3. Xihiwa – Female. Gift
  4. Xihlengo – Female. Honey Comb
  5. Xisungulo – Unisex. The Beginning
  6. Xihlamariso – Unisex. Surprise
  7. Xikombiso – Unisex. Example
  8. Xilaveko – Female. Need
  9. Xilombe – Unisex. Sweet Voice
  10. Xiluva – Female. Flower
  11. Xiluvelo – Unisex. Throne / Shrine
  12. Xitshembiso – Unisex. Promise
  13. Xivono – Unisex. Vision
  14. Xongela – Male. Defend (Stand Up For The Weak)
  15. Xongisa – Female. Beautify

[Y]

  1. Yinhla – Male. Cornerstone
  2. Yerhu – Unisex. Ours

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40 Comments

  1. Im a Xhosa impregnated by a ndawu guy and I realy want to name my child with a meaningful name please help me choose a perfect name coz I don’t know if Tsonga clan and ndawus are the same or not …please help guys

     
  2. Nhlambeto -royal dish
    Kwetsima -holy
    Shalati-rarely beautiful flower that contains spiritual power
    Xihlovo-well of water

     
  3. I mhaka ya kahle swinene ku nyika tinhlamuselo ta mavito ya Vatsonga. Ndza ha ri ni mavito lama ndzi tikelaka ku tiva leswaku ma vula yini? Khazamula, Masenyani Phoseka, Tsatsawani Kiyasi sweswosweswo.

     

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