200 cheerful Afrikaans baby names for boys and girls

Afrikaans, a Germanic language that originated from the Dutch, is spoken widely in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, and Zimbabwe.

While Afrikaans is considered a daughter language of the Dutch and its primary vocabulary is of Dutch origin, it also borrows several words from Portuguese, Malay, and even Bantu language.

But Afrikaners do not just use quintessential Afrikaans names for their children. They’re open to picking English, French, Spanish, and even American names for their children.

Keeping this in mind, we, have compiled a list of traditional and modern Afrikaans names and names currently popular with the Afrikaners. Take a look.

Top 100 Afrikaans boy names

Expecting a baby boy? You can scroll through this list of Afrikaans boys names and select one that you will give your son.

  1. Ade
  2. Abu
  3. Adem
  4. Adiel
  5. Adonis
  6. Adriaan
  7. Aitan
  8. Ajani
  9. Ajayi
  10. Alake
  11. Altu
  12. Amiri
  13. André
  14. Arno
  15. Barke
  16. Bash
  17. Bast
  18. Bayode
  19. Belay
  20. Ben
  21. Bern
  22. Bokamoso
  23. Cezanne
  24. Christiaan
  25. Christo
  26. Coenie
  27. Danie
  28. Daniël
  29. Danté
  30. Dawie
  31. Dian
  32. Eon
  33. Erco
  34. Fabunni
  35. Francois
  36. Frederich
  37. Gazali
  38. Gerhardus
  39. Gershen
  40. Gidea
  41. Hansie
  42. Heinrich
  43. Helouise
  44. Henrico
  45. Imka
  46. Isabeau
  47. Igmar
  48. Jacobus
  49. Jacques
  50. Jaivyn
  51. Janco
  52. Jaquan
  53. Jengo
  54. Johan
  55. Junior
  56. Kabili
  57. Kai ’
  58. Kaikara
  59. Kaikura
  60. Kamogelo
  61. Kian
  62. Kores
  63. Lateef
  64. Leeto
  65. Lencho
  66. Lethabo
  67. Lodewikus
  68. Lolonyo
  69. Louw
  70. Luan
  71. Luca
  72. Maghiel
  73. Mattys
  74. Mpho
  75. Nelius
  76. Philippus
  77. Ricus
  78. Ruan
  79. Ruben
  80. Rylond
  81. Sebastian
  82. Shakir
  83. Thys
  84. Tiaan
  85. Tinus
  86. Tjaart
  87. Tyral
  88. Tyrese
  89. Unys
  90. Upendo
  91. Wasaki
  92. Wian
  93. Wikus
  94. Wynand
  95. Yaro
  96. Yerodin
  97. Zander
  98. Zayden
  99. Zea
  100. Zeah

Top 100 Afrikaans girl names

Daughters are beautiful flowers and therefore deserve cute Afrikaans names for girls. No matter how choosy you are, you are surely to find the perfect Afrikaans girl name from our list.

  1. Aba
  2. Abebi
  3. Abina
  4. Abina
  5. Adelheid
  6. Adowa
  7. Agetha
  8. Aia
  9. Akpena
  10. Aletta
  11. Alizea
  12. Amahle
  13. Amogelang
  14. Amore
  15. Andrietta
  16. Aneke
  17. Anika
  18. Anja
  19. Annalie
  20. Anneline
  21. Arabella
  22. Ava
  23. Azelle
  24. Aziza
  25. Behati
  26. Berhane
  27. Betje
  28. Bibi
  29. Brunelda
  30. Cazimira
  31. Cezanne
  32. Christien
  33. Collien
  34. Corli
  35. Dane
  36. Dolinde
  37. Elize
  38. Elna
  39. Elsabe
  40. Elspeth
  41. Elzebe
  42. Emmarentia
  43. Erco
  44. Esca
  45. Estia
  46. Estie
  47. Fleur
  48. Genever
  49. Gizelda
  50. Hanneleen
  51. Hanneli
  52. Isebel
  53. Itha
  54. Izelle
  55. Jacomie
  56. Jadine
  57. Jan
  58. Jeanique
  59. Johanika
  60. Jozette
  61. Juane
  62. Kayla
  63. Kerina
  64. Kesiah
  65. Klara
  66. Landi
  67. Laurienne
  68. Lesedi
  69. Liandri
  70. Lieve
  71. Lindia
  72. Loraina
  73. Lorelei
  74. Lou
  75. Lusea
  76. Maline
  77. Mardene
  78. Marelize
  79. Maretha
  80. Marieke
  81. Mariete
  82. Marlize
  83. Melisse
  84. Merinda
  85. Mia
  86. Miems
  87. Minenhle
  88. Minuit
  89. Mischa
  90. Naemi
  91. Nelleke
  92. Norne
  93. Ottoline
  94. Peta
  95. Quintilla
  96. Qume
  97. Rachela
  98. Rethabile
  99. Riana
  100. Rosalie
  101. Ruandi

Other cute Afrikaans names for boys and girls

Other cute Afrikaans names for boys and girls Here are more names that you can pick for your baby. The first 14 are Afrikaans girl names while the rest are Afrikaans boy names.

  1. Saartjie
  2. Saskia
  3. Simone
  4. Skylar
  5. Sybella
  6. Thandolwethu
  7. Theolene
  8. Trudene
  9. Tshegofatso
  10. Violett
  11. Vivette
  12. Wilhelmina
  13. Winnifred
  14. Zonja
  15. Arnoux
  16. Burger
  17. Heinu
  18. Jannie
  19. Joesoef
  20. Morne
  21. Moegammad
  22. Marthinus
  23. Seef
  24. Wihann
  25. Trofimus

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