Ghanaian name

Traditional names in Ghana vary by ethnic group. There are many ethnic groups in the West African nation of Ghana. Most of them base the first names they give to their newly born children on the day of the week on which the child has been born.

Examples of Ghanaian Soul Names

Males
Monday: Kojo, Kwadwo, Jojo, Kobie
Tuesday: Kwabena, Ebo, Kobena, Kobina
Wednesday: Kwaku, Kuuku, Kweku
Thursday: Yaw, Ekow, Yao, Yokow
Friday: Kofi, Fifi, Yoofi
Saturday: Kwame, Ato, Atoapem, KwamenaSunday: Kwasi, Akwasi, Siisi

Females
Monday: Adwoa, Adzo, Ajoba, Ejo
Tuesday: Abena, Abla, Araba
Wednesday: Aku, Akuba, Akua, Ekuwa, Kuukuwa
Thursday: Yaa, Aba, Yaaba, Yaayaa
Friday: Afua, Afi, Efie, Efua
Saturday: Amma, Awo
Sunday: Akosua, Esi, Kisi

Characteristics of Each Day
"Monday's child" is the father or mother in the family; nurturing in nature, dependable and organized, and protective of his/her family.
"Tuesday's child" is the problem solver and planner of the family. They are structured in nature, neutral in all matters and never takes sides.
"Wednesday's child" is fully in control of every situation, does not want to be told what to do, knows it all, is spontaneous, vibrant and cordial. Be sure not to cross his or her path though...
"Thursday's child" is quiet in nature and incredibly observant. They are generally listeners, not talkers, and analyzes situations very well.
"Friday's child" is a leader, not a follower. He/she is very temperamental but has a big heart. Generally the instigator of everything.
"Saturday's child" likes to take control of family situations. He/she runs the show and make the rules, but will go out of his/her way for others anytime.
"Sunday's child" is the passive, sensitive and warm member of the family. He/she tends to be shy and likes to keep to his/her self, but is very aware of his/her surroundings and usually is the secret keeper of the family.

References

* http://home.wxs.nl/~degenj/ghana1/gh-names.html
* http://www.africanholocaust.net/html_ah/africangirl_names.htm


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