In Ghana, amongst various ethnic groups, there is an automatic name for a child depending on the day that he/she is born.
In addition to the names, the Akan ethnic group also has appellations for the various names. Below are the names (according to day of birth) and the related appellations.
|Day of Birth||Female name||Female Appellation||Male Name||Male Appellation||Ethnicity|
|Wednesday||Akua||Obirisuo, Obisi or Odaakuo||Kwaku||Atobi, Daaku or Bonsam||Akan|
|Thursday||Yaa||Busuo||Yaw||Preko or Opereba||Akan|
|Friday||Afia/Afua||Baafi/Nkoso||Kofi||Kyini, Ntiful or Babone||Akan|
|Saturday||Ama||Nyamewa or Adoma||Kwame||Atoapoma, Oteanankannuro||Akan|
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Compiled by GCP team