128 Ghanaian names and their appellations (Female/Male)

Image Credit - Creo Ghana has beautiful local names. Some of the names have appellations as well. As a matter of fact, some of the appellations have become ‘normal’ names. Below are some of the names and their appellations.

 NameGenderAppellationEthnicity   
1AboraaFemale SikaAkan
2AbrafiFemaleƆkɔtɔ onim sika dabreAkan
3AcheampongMaleOwoaheneAkan
4Addai Male/Female MmununkumAkan
5AdomaFemaleKyerekuwaaAkan
6Adomako Male ForobuorAkan
7Adu Male Bofuo or BrempongAkan
8Adusei Male KroboAkan
9AdutwumMaleAkan
10Adutwumwaa Female MmorosaAkan
11AdwubiFemaleKeteAkan
12Afirifa Male YamoaAkan
13Afoakwa Male SikafuoAkan
14Afrakomaa FemaleAkan
15Afriyie Male/Female SaawAkan
16AgyapomaaFemale Osafo or OtuoAkan
17Agyapong Male Ntakra Akan
18Agyare MaleAkan
19Agyei Male Okyeni/Asafoakaa Akan
20AgyeiwaaFemaleKɔdiεAkan
21Agyemang Male OpamboɔAkan
22Akɔmaa Female AhwenieAkan
23AkoaaFemaleAkan
24Akoto Male Esie or ApensakyiAkan
25AkowuaMaleAkan
26AkyaaFemaleOyiakwanAkan
27AkyeamfuɔMaleAkan
28AkyeampomaaFemaleAkan
29Akyeampong Male Owoahene/Oteku/OduruAkan
30AkyenaMalePataduAkan
31AkyerεFemaleƆboayidumAkan
32AkyerεkoMaleAkyerεko Nana Boafo/ Ohim Apraku/ KwagyanAkan
33Amankwaa Male/Female OpamAkan
34Amo Male PiesieAkan
35Amoa Male OkoromansaAkan
36AmoakoMale OgyampaAkan
37AmoakowaaFemale OgyampaAkan
38Amoanimaa Female EkuoAkan
39Ampadu Male DaaduaAkan
40Ampofo Male TwumasiAkan
41AmpofowaaFemaleOmaniAkan
42AmpomaFemaleHweniεAkan
43AmponsaFemaleObaakuAkan
44Amponsa Male Okurubi Akan
45AnarfiMale/FemaleKɔkɔɔtɔAkan
46Anima Female TutuaaAkan
47Anokye Male ObirikɔmfoɔAkan
48Ansa Male SasrakuAkan
49Antwi Male Boasiako Akan
50Antwiwaa FemaleNyameAkan
51Appia Male KubiAkan
52Asamoa Male Kɔkɔte/OmonoAkan
53AsanteMale Krobea or KotokoAkan
54Asantewaa Female Krobea or KotokoAkan
55Asare Male BediakoAkan
56Asenso Male OkofoAkan
57Asiama Male TokuAkan
58Asiedu MaleKεtεkyεwAkan
59AsieduwaaFemaleAkan
60Asubonteng Male/Female Asuo εyiripεbrεAkan
61Ata Male Kurufi Akan
62Ataa Female AtaafiAkan
63Baa Male SiakwanAkan
64Baawia Male BonsamfoAkan
65Boadi Male AkonimAkan
66Boadu Male AyεboafoAkan
67Boahen Male Anantuo or AkaiAkan
68BoakyeMale YiadomAkan
69Boakyewaa Female YiadomAkan
70Boatemaa Female AgyenimAkan
71BoatenMale AgyenimAkan
72Bona Male AdanseAkan
73Bonsra Male AbuAkan
74Bonsu Male/Female ɔbɔ ahyεn/Oboronsuo/Dansuom KokyereaheneAkan
75DaakoMale AmpemAkan
76Daakoaa FemaleAboraaAkan
77Danso Male AbeamAkan
78Domfe Male/Female Gyeaboɔ Akan
79Donkor Male BagyinaAkan
80DuahMaleSika sɔsɔ yemfa nto abeAkan
81Dufie Female AnkraAkan
82Dwamena Male AkentenAkan
83Fofie Male BayereboneAkan
84ForiwaaFemaleAkan
85Fosu Male BofuoanwomaAkan
86Fosua Female OdianwomaAkan
87Frema Female OtaatuoAkan
88FrimpomaaFemale KotobreAkan
89FrimpongManso AdakabreAkan
90Gyamfi Male Okumanini Akan
91Gyamfiaa Female AmonuAkan
92GyasiMaleEkoɔbaAkan
93Gyasiwaa FemaleAkan
94KarikariMaleƆkyε sika mpoAkan
95Konadu Male/Female YiadomAkan
96Kumi Male KwaaAkan
97KusiMale OboadumAkan
98Kusiwaa Female OboadumAkan
99Kwaakye Male Adiefe Akan
100Kwaakyewaa Female AboraAkan
101KwartemaaFemaleOdwanAkan
102Kwarteng MaleOdwanAkan
103KyeiMale OsemAkan
104Kyeiwaa FemaleAkan
105KyerewaaFemaleSiaboɔAkan
106MansaFemaleAtwimaaAkan
107Mensa Male Aborampa Akan
108Nkansa Male DwamenaAkan
109Nkruma hMale AdasaAkan
110Nsia Male PoodoAkan
111NtiMaleApapo, TakraAkan
112Ntiamoa Male Mpoansa or AmankuoAkan
113Ntim Male GyakariAkan
114Nyaako Male KusiAkan
115Nyaakoaa Female Aboronommaa or AwereAkan
116Nyame Male OtwediamponAkan
117Nyantakyi MaleAkan
118Obeng Male AduasareAkan
119Ofori Male AmanfoAkan
120Okyere Male Siaboɔ/ AmpaduAkan
121Opoku Male Tenten or Aduse or Katakyie Akan
122Oppong Male KyekyekuAkan
123OseiMaleHiaman/HwehɔɔAkan
124OtiMale AwereAkan
125OtuoMaleSereboo AcheampongAkan
126OwusuMale Akyaaw Brempong, AduonuAkan
127Owusuwaa Female Akyaaw or Aduomi or AnsaAkan
128PokuaaFemaleAduseAkan
129PomaaFemaleAkan
130Prempeh Male AgyemanAkan
131SafoMale KantankaAkan
132Safoaa FemaleKantankaAkan
133SarpongMaleKumankumaAkan
134Serwaa Female Ampaafo or Brakatu/AmpemAkan
135Takyi Male AbeamAkan
136Tawia Male AdweraAkan
137Tiwaa FemaleAkan
138Tutu Male OpemsuoAkan
139TweneboaMaleAkan
140Twumasi Male AnkraAkan
141Wiafe Male AkentenAkan
142Yaamoa Male PonkoAkan
143YeboaMale AsiamaAkan
144Yeboaa FemaleAkan
Do you have any comments or suggestions regarding the above? Or do you have similar information for other ethnic group(s) in Ghana? Please feel free to get in touch through info@ghanaculturepolitics.com. Compiled by GCP team

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